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Object Name Badge, Military
Description Lapel pin of the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles [Veterans] Association, owned by Daniel Fraser. Pin has circle with "1st Contingent New Zealand" surmounted the Imperial /Tudor crown and two fern fronds. Across the bottom in scroll is "1899-1901". in the centre is a sheild with a rampant lion and the words "South Africa".

The First New Zealand Mounted Rifles Association formed in 1901 while en-route home from South Africa. The association met annually until 1956 and released its final newsletter the following year.
Date 1901-1956
Year Range from 1901
Year Range to 1956
Catalogue Number 2003/049.2
Dimensions H-5 L-2 D-0.5 cm
People Fraser, Daniel
Classification War
Boer War