Commemorative Ribbon, Fighting Fifth

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Brief Description
A commemoration ribbon for the South African (Boer) War.

Sewn onto brown felt is a white ribbon that, across the top, reads: Good Luck to the Fighting Fifth.

Across the bottom it reads: E Rima, patu tangata; E Rima ka tangata. Ko kiri kai, mati, hi ha.

There is a large image of two soldiers in uniform in a hilly landscape with a New Zealand flag in the centre of the ribbon.
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Silk ribbon - printed with coloured ink. Brown felt

Height x Width: 114 x 49mm
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gifted by the Misses Ruth & Olive Ellison
Other number(s)
m54/22, 42098


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