Offered is 1 x 15cm (6 inch) length of Queen’s South Africa medal full size ribbon. This is the UK standard type by Toye, Kenning & Spencer (Made in England). This is perfect to replace your old tatty ribbons or for your medals mounting needs.
The Queen’s South Africa Medal was awarded for service in the Boer War in South Africa . The Australian colonies raised units and a number of Australians who were not able to join Australian units enlisted in British and South African units.
The medal is a silver and bronze medal with the crowned and veiled head of Queen Victoria on the obverse.
The reverse has Britannia with a flag in her left hand holding out a laurel wreath to a party of advancing soldiers. In the background are two warships. Below the wreath the dates ‘1899 1900’ are shown. Around the top are the words ‘SOUTH AFRICA’.
The ribbon has a broad orange central stripe flanked by two dark blue stripes and red edges.