medal code J2478

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NEW ZEALAND 1870 TO THE 1ST WAIKATO REGIMENT TO PTE WHO ENLISTED IN AUSTRALIA

NEW ZEALAND 1870, UNDATED REVERSE ‘G. BALL, 1ST WAIKATO REGT.’

Private George Ball was born in 1832, All Saints, Northampton and joined the 1st Waikato Regiment at Ballarat 1 September 1863. Served in No. 4 Company and fought at Opotiki and Te Ranga 21 June 1864. Arrived NZ Caduceus ex Melbourne.

Medal confirmed on roll of claimants for ‘services performed prior to the 31st December, 1866’.

Condition VF, claw tightened, nice dark patina.

Code J2478        Price £485