DTD and ABO Medal Regulations & Rulings – Page 5

DTD and ABO Medal Regulations & Rulings - Page 5

DTD and ABO Medal Regulations & Rulings – Page 5

DTD and ABO Medal Regulations & Rulings – Page 5

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(c) Wounds Riband for Wounds received during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902
1. This distinctive riband shall be granted to those officers and members of the forces of the South African Republic and Orange Free State who, being burghers of those States, were wounded in action during the Anglo-Boer War, between 11th October, 1899, and 31st May, 1902, and are now, a citizens of the Union of South Africa, serving in the Union Defence Forces or liable so to serve if called out under the South Africa Defence Act, 1912.
Description.
2. The colour of the riband will be red, green, white, orange, and blue.
Method of Wearing.
3. The riband will be worn on the left breast immediately following the riband of the Anglo-Boer War Medal, and will be 1ΒΌ inch in width.
Claims.
4. A certificate and the necessary riband will be issued by the Adjutant-General, Union Defence Forces, to all officers and members of the forces of the South African Republic and Orange Free State who were wounded in action whilst serving with those forces between 11th October, 1899, and 31st May, 1902, provided their claims are approved by the Minister of Defence.
Certificate.
5. Applications for a certificate and riband must be accompanied by the following information.
(a) Full name.
(b) Commando of force with which service was rendered.
(c) Dates of Service.
(d) Place or district in which serving when wounded.
(e) Nature of wound.
(f) Date when wounded.
(g) If possible, a certificate from –
(1) the commandant or other officer under whom serving when wounded; or
(2) a medical officer; or
(3) a minister of religion who has knowledge of the case; or
(4) any other responsible person or official who is in a position to support the application;
Should accompany the claim.