Talana Museum South Africa  


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DUNDEE –MEDALS HELD AT TALANA MUSEUM.

1.SMITH, William Craighead. J.P.   (2 medals)

  • South Africa Service medal – no bar (Lieutenant, Buffalo Border Guard). 04/9447
  • QSA with “Talana” bar (Dundee Rifle Association).

2.STEER, Alfred J.W. 04/5392

  • QSA bar Talana (Dundee Town Guard).

3.WILLSON, Capt. Charles George. M.L.C., J.P.

  • South Africa Service Medal (Sergeant Major, Buffalo Border Guard).   04/17

4. McKENZIE, John. J.P. (3 medals)

  • QSA with bars Talana; Defence of Ladysmith; Transvaal; Laing’s Nek; South Africa 1901. 170 Corporal, Natal Carbineers. 04/21
  • Natal Rebellion. No bar. Lieutenant and Quartermaster, Natal Carbineers. 04/15
  • Long Service Medal J McKenzie       04/19

5. MACPHAIL, Duncan Dugald   04/2385

  • Natal Rebellion (no bar). Lance Corporal, Natal Carbineers.

6. BROCKMAN, C. (2 medals)

  • QSA with bars Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek. 146 Trooper C. Brockman, Umvoti Mounted Rifles.         04/16970
  • Natal Rebellion with 1906 bar. Trooper C. Brockman, Msinga Military Reserves. 04/6590

7.GARDNER, W.N. 1213 Trooper. South African Light Horse.   04/16

  • QSA bars Cape Colony; Tugela Heights; Orange Free State; Relief of Ladysmith; Laing’s Nek; Belfast.

8.SAUNDERS, J. 731 Corporal. Imperial Light Infantry.   04/16968

  • QSA with bars Tugela Heights; Orange Free State; Relief of Ladysmith; Transvaal; Laing’s Nek.

9.HARMSWORTH. 2402 Trooper Robert William. Natal Police. (3medals)

  • QSA with bars Tugela Heights; Relief of Ladysmith; Cape Colony; Orange Free State; Transvaal.
  • Africa service Medal 1939-1945   04/13804
  • 1939-1945 War Medal       04/13805

10.HAUTON, Conductor A. Natal Transport. 04/6452

  • QSA with no bar.

11.STARZAKER. 1655 Corporal W. Scots Guards.   04/20

  • KSA.

12.WHARRAM. 2186 Private M. Johannesburg Mounted Rifles.

  • QSA with bars Cape Colony; Transvaal; Orange Free State; South Africa 1901 and 1902.    04/16969

13. MAUNDER. 8326 Private F. Royal Army Medical Corps.

  • QSA with bars Tugela Heights; Orange Free State; Relief of Ladysmith; Transvaal; Laing’s Nek..   04/2386

14. MILLER. 3285 Private D.H. Royal Dublin Fusiliers.   (2 medals)

  • QSA. Private. Bars Tugela Heights; Orange Free State; Relief of Ladysmith; Transvaal; Laing’s Nek.   04/5327
  • KSA. Drummer. Bars South Africa 1901 and 1902.   04/16963

15. BUNTING, Benjamin Bartle.   (4 medals)

  • QSA. Bars Defence of Ladysmith; Transvaal; Laing’s Nek. 64 Trooper, Volunteer Composite Regiment.   04/5326
  • KSA. Bars South Africa 1901 and 1902. 64 Sergeant, Natal V.C.R. 04/5325
  • Natal Rebellion with bar 1906. Sergeant, Natal Carbineers.   04/5324
  • Edward VII Coronation Medal in bronze. Unnamed.

16. 4 medals showing the Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary June 1911. 04/18 1     04/18 2     04/18 3   04/18 4

2 are silver and 2 bronze.

17. London School Board Medal awarded to Herbert Head 1889

18. Union of South Africa Medal 1910   04/23 1   04/23 2   04/23 3   3 medals

19. Trade tokens presented to Dundee by Dundee Scotland – 18 in total   04/24 numbered 1-24 individually.

20.3 First World War medals awarded to E V Pulford  04/17564

     1914-15 Star, 1914-1919 Brittania medal, 1914-1918 George V Medal

21. Johannesburg City Council 1886-1966 medal   04/28

22. Military Medal issued to RJA McMillan   22. 04/5713

23. Republic Medal 1961 04/5331

24. Iron Cross 1914 04/1355

25. Queen Victoria medal 1890 medal   04/1046

26. 1939-1945   04/13805

27. Great War for civilization 1914-1919   04/9151

28. WW1 star medal   04/9150

29. Ribbon 04/9152

30. Defence Medal World War ll   04/8172

31. 1939-1945 Medal   04/8173

32. 1939-1945 Star   no name on medal 04/8174

33. Africa Service Medal   no name on medal   04/8175

34. 1947 Royal Visit medals 04/6595   2 of these

35. 1947 Royal visit medal   04/6592

36. Africa Service Medal 1939-1945 no ribbon or name inscription   04/6453

37. Set of 4 miniature medals from 1914-1918   04/6454

38. Set of 3 medals to T B Wade   1937 Coronation medal 04/6451

39. Africa Service Medal 04/6450

40.Italian Africa Orientale medal - Ethiopia 04/6449

41.Italy Star WW11 Number 613133 V Ridley   04/13875

42. Coronation medal of King George and Queen Mary   04/11450

43. Pro Patria Medal   04/16714

44. Police Faithful Service Medal   awarded to Sgt PS Nel   04/15716

45. Police Merit Badge   stamped on back of medal P S M Nel 18318 20.03.64     04/ 15717

46.Safe driving medal 1947-1949 04/15338

47.1947 Royal visit to South Africa medal 04/15164

48.Union of SA Commemorative medal   04/19493

49.1906 badge with 7 small hooks on reverse 04/18105

50.Edward Vll and Queen Alexandra medal 04/18069

51.Brass medal issued by Dundee to commemorate coronation of Edward Vll   04/18058

52.Coronation of Edward and Alexander medal   04/18057 has holes punched in it.

53.Dundee Corporation medal issued for coronation of George V and Queen Mary   04/18059

54. Silver medal to commemorate silver jubilee of Queen Mary and King George 1910-1935 04/18060 2 medals and medal bar

55. Bronze medal for silver jubilee of George V and Queen Mary 04/18061

56. Talana Lodge Masonic Lodge medal presented to R Smith 1903 04/18062

57. Circular black badge “For King and Empire” number on reverse SA11228   04/18055

58. silver Queen Victoria jubilee medal 1837-1897   04/18056

59. Medal for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth ll   04/17713 1

60. Commemorative button for coronation of Elizabeth ll   04/17713 2

61 .Miniature A Defence force medal 1994 with number 138175 stamped on reverse 04/17567

62. General service medal presented to D Greenhough number 149767 stamped on reverse   04/17566

63. Medal to commemorate 1925 Royal visit to SA   04/17562

64. Coronation medal for George V and Queen Elizabeth in 1937   04/17561

65. Replica Victoria Cross

Total   90 medals

Numerous medal bars

          24 Dundee trade tokens

         Military, SAP, buttons

         Military badges

         1000 Reichsdollar note   04/6585

         Money notes from Mozambique, Zambia, Angola, Hong Kong, USA, Namibia,          

         Switzerland

All accession numbers are proceeded by 04/ which is the Talana Museum museum ID code.

AccessionNumber

Item

ItemLocation

Description

05331

Medal

Henderson Hall - Archives - Safe

Brass Republic medal 1961 - SA coat of arms on one side

     

05332

Badges

3 Badges Royal Natal Carbineers; 1 badge Royal Carbineers; 1 button Royal Natal Carbineers

         

15718

S.A.P. CapBadge

S.A.P. large cap badges

  

15720

S.A.P. buttons

Uniform buttons

15721

S.A.P. Buttons

SAP Uniform buttons

17042

Buttons

2 silver buttons from Natal Carbineers uniform

18052

Buttons

7 large and 14 small brass uniform buttons (with crown and an eagle on each)

18051

Ribbons for Medals

8 ribbons for various medals (Africa Star, Africa Service Medal, Italy Star, Defence Medal,

18067

Badge

Bronze badge with central white enamel shield with red cross "The British Red Cross Society"

 

18068

Badge

Bronze cap badges for the South African Medical Service

 

18069

Medal

Black medal - Edward V11 and Queen Alexandra

 

18070

Lapel Badges

Small green enamel badges with golden central logo - "Saamwerk - Unie"

 

18071

Buttons

3 large & 5 small buttons with U.S. eagle on them

 

18076

Badges

Large brass S.A. Police badge and bar with S.A.P.

 

18083

Buttons

Round brass buttons - S.A. Artillery WW1 - cannon - crown

 

18085

Badges

Brass "exploding cannon ball" - artillery ABW

 

18086

Badges

Brass Natal Field Artillery bars

 

18087

Badges

Silver Durban Light Infantry bars

 

18088

Badge

Silver badge - South African Constabulary

 

18102

Buttons

Brass buttons from South African Artillery WW11

18103

Badges

Badges for uniform of South African Infantry

18104

Button & Lapel Pin

Silver button with SR embossed on it & lapel pin with pewter springbok head

18105

Medallion

Small ornate silver medallion with 1906 entwined in design - Bambata Rebellion

18106

Badge

Small B.O.A.C. lapel badge

18107

Badges

Two small padded cloth crowns - design is worked out in metal thread

18108

Badges

Silver Bar with "Founder"; round blue/gold badge with 2 Hands shaking; shield with Masonic symbols; 2 round bronze buttons; diamond shape badge with initials N.S.

18109

Buttons

3 large brass buttons and 4 small buttons off of a uniform

18110

Licence Disks

Round brass wagon licence disk for 1940 - Natal Wheel Tax Disks

18137

Currency

2 damaged Eine Mark notes Serial Nos.B352664 and B352803

19707

Badge

Set of 4 brass coloured badges soldier holding rifle

19708

Badges

2 brass badges with SA heraldic emblem for attaching to military uniform

19709

Badges

Brass metal crossed rifle insignia

19710

Badge

Lapel pin with TOYOTA on rim and horse in centre

19711

Badges

1961-1966 SA Republic Commemorative badge

19712

Badges

Military insignia- heraldic shape dark turquoise background

19713

Lapel pin

Brass lapel pin. Image of a rifle and PASS THE AMMUNITION

19714

Badge

1961 commemorative badge for republic of SA

19715

Coin

Coin stamped on rear Van Riebeeck replica On Front Knight on horse leaping over crest

00049

Badge

Uniform badge worn by Arthur Lea Williams when he was serving in the Royal Natal Rifles

15465

Shoulder Flash

Military shoulder flash, "Coldstream Guards (British) WW11"

15465

Shoulder Flash

Military shoulder flash, "Coldstream Guards (British) WW11"

15476

Epaulettes

Grey felt, gold braiding, shoulder pieces

15478

Epaulette

Fabric, green/grey/gold/red, 3 stars with a button on the top, braiding round the epaulette

15483

Cap Band

Black ribbon with "H.M.S. Carlisle" done by machine embroidery

15484

Cap Band

Black ribbon with "H.M.S. Drake" done by machine embroidery

15514

Badge

Copper military cap badge, S.A. Signals, King's Crown WW11

15566

Badge

Black felt, in shape of eagle in flight with Swastika at tip

15572

Arm Band & Badge

Royal blue felt with Italian writing and crown in yellow thread and badge

15573

Military Pips

Silver, brass 5 star military pips

15577

Pouch

Khaki pouch to put military pips or badges in

09446

Badge

Silver badge with Imperial Service on it