State: Tasmania
Issued on: Departure
Date of presentation: 14/04/1900
Number issued: 1


Gold medal, to:

1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen –
106 Trooper Herbert Mouat WILLIAMS
Presentation made by the Rev. J.L. Cope, on behalf of his former comrades, at the Railway Station, prior to his departure.




North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times, 17th April 1900

Imperial Australian Brigade.



Occasion was taken, on the return of trooper Herbert WILLIAMS to Devonport for a few days holiday, to present him with a gold medal, by his former comrades, as a token of their approbation of patriotism in enlisting for the Tasmanian contingent of the Imperial Australian brigade now proceeding to South Africa. The presentation was made on behalf of the donors by the Rev J.L. Cope, on the railway station just before the departure of the afternoon train on Saturday, the ceremony closing with cheers for the departing soldier, and hearty wishes for his safe return.