Natal Native Rebellion Medal
|Natal Native Rebellion Medal|
|Awarded by the Sovereign of the Commonwealth realms|
|Type||Military campaign medal|
|Eligibility||South African military and police forces|
|Awarded for||Campaign service|
|Campaign||Bambatha Rebellion, 1906|
|Description||Silver disk, 36 mm in diameter|
To qualify for the Natal Native Rebellion Medal, a soldier or policeman must have served in the field for at least twenty days between 11 February 1906 and 3 August 1906. Those who served for fifty days or longer qualified for the award of a clasp to the medal.
A total of 9,622 medals was awarded. Most of the recipients were members of the Natal colonial military and police forces, but 546 were awarded to volunteers from the Transvaal Colony and 70 to troops from the Cape Colony.
- Alexander, E.G.M., Barron, G.K.B. and Bateman, A.J. (1986). South African Orders, Decorations and Medals. Human and Rousseau.
- Mitchell, F.K. (1965). The Natal Native Rebellion 1906 War Medal in South African Numismatic Journal, April 1965.