Brooch, South African War

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Circa 1938
A round 15 carat gold brooch with an open centre across which lies a fern leaf. The middle of the leaf is infilled with white enamel. " SOUTH AFRICAN / WAR" is marked in gold on the enamel. "MRS C.H. BURGESS / JUNE 1938. / HON. MEMBER / N.T.S.A.W.V.A." is marked on the obverse. "A TOKEN OF / APPRECIATION / AND DEVOTION." is marked on the reverse.
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Circa 1938
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This medal was awarded to Ann Burgess, who together with her husband Charles Burgess, was instrumental in many patriotic initiatives and support of war veterans in Taranaki.
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