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    LIEUTENANT H. L. BORDEN - ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS

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    qsamike
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    LIEUTENANT H. L. BORDEN - ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS

    Post by qsamike on Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:57 am

    Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen......

    Please find attached another of my finds from the Calgary Easter Show.....

    I know that this is not exactly a military medal / item but military personel were able to compete for the following medallion.....

    MEDALLION: DOMINION RIFLE ASSOCIATION CANADA

    METAL: BRONZE

    SIZE: 46.89 mm - 1.845 Inches

    ARTIST: ALLAN WYON S.C.

    FACE: BUST IDENTIFIED AS HAROLD LOTHROP BORDEN,
    Surrounded by: DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI

    REVERSE: ON TOP: DOMINION RIFLE ASSOCIATION CANADA
    ON BOTTOM: PRIZE FOR RIFLE SHOOTING

    CENTRAL PLAQUE:

    A FATHER'S TRIBUTE TO
    HAROLD LOTHROP BORDEN
    LIEUTENANT
    ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS
    KILLED AT WITPOORT
    SOUTH AFRICA
    16 JULY 1900

    I wonder when it was actually made and what year / how many were given out.....

    Mike

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    Re: LIEUTENANT H. L. BORDEN - ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS

    Post by Wouter on Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:35 am

    Neat memento, I've never seen one of these before. Wonder how many were made?
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    Re: LIEUTENANT H. L. BORDEN - ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS

    Post by qsamike on Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:17 pm

    Wouter......

    I have only ever seen one other.....

    Mike
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    Re: LIEUTENANT H. L. BORDEN - ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS

    Post by Royal Cdn Dragoon on Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:39 pm

    Mike, very nice find. Wish I had one LOL

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