Queens South Africa Medal QSA Miniature
Branch of Service: British and Imperial Forces.
Awarded for service in South Africa in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. A total of 26 clasps were issued for this medal indicating either the state or the battle.
Date instituted: 1899.
Campaign: Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902.
Ribbon: Red with two narrow blue stripes and a broad central orange stripe.
Description: (Obverse) the Jubilee bust of Queen Victoria; (reverse) Britannia holding the flag and a laurel crown towards a large group of soldiers, with warships offshore. The words SOUTH AFRICA are inscribed round the top.
Clasps: 26 authorised but the maximum recorded for a single medal is nine to the Army and eight to the Navy.
- CAPE COLONY, RHODESIA
- RELIEF OF MAFEKING, DEFENCE OF KIMBERLEY
- TALANA, ELANDSLAAGTE
- DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH, BELMONT
- MODDER RIVER, TUGELA HEIGHTS
- NATAL, RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY
- PAARDEBERG, ORANGE FREE STATE
- RELIEF OF LADYSMITH, DRIEFONTEIN
- WEPENER, DEFENCE OF MAFEKING
- TRANSVAAL, JOHANNESBURG
- LAING’S NECK, DIAMOND HILL
- WITTEBERGEN, BELFAST
- SOUTH AFRICA 1901, SOUTH AFRICA 1902