Natal Rebellion Medal

SKU: 02.GBR.0228.101.01

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  • Silver Medal (without clasp) Obverse
  • Silver Medal (without) Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Great Britain
  • date of institution
    May 9, 1907

History


The Natal Rebellion Medal was established by King Edward VII under Natal Militia Order on May 9, 1907. It was awarded to local soldiers and policemen in recognition of 20 to 49 days of continuous service in the suppression of the Zulu Rising of 1906, or the “Bambatha Uprising”. A clasp, “1906” was awarded for 50 or more days of service. It is estimated that approximately 11 000 Silver Medals were issued. Of interesting note, Sergeant Major M.K. Gandhi was a recipient of the Natal Rebellion Medal.

A variety of different naming styles were used, and the Medal was issued both named and unnamed.

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Versions

  • Price

    $270-350 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR Rev: NATAL

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

    Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co, London; Garrards

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  • Price

    $350 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR Rev: NATAL

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

    Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co, London; Garrards

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