Story: Military medals

Invitation to a medal presentation, 1901

During the 1901 royal tour of New Zealand by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, selected people were invited to official events related to the tour. This invitation is for a presentation of medals to New Zealanders who fought in the South African War.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Military medals - Campaign and service medals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 September 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012