In addition to the official medals, the Boer War witnessed medals issued to returning soldiers by the towns and institutions from whence they had come.  For full information on Tribute Medals, see 'Boer War Tribute Medals' by M G Hibbard.

In terms of numbers awarded, 40 Tribute Medals came from England, 25 from other parts of the UK, and 13 from the Colonies.

Borough of Portsmouth Tribute Medal 1900-01, obverse, shield, "Borough of Portsmouth", reverse, inscribed, "South Africa 1900-1", additionally inscribed, "W. Martell", 27mm. DNW Sep 2011 £270
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3rd Volunteer Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers Tribute Medal 1900-02, obverse, a Welsh Dragon, "S. Africa 1900-02", reverse, engraved, "7513 Bugler E. Doyle, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 3rd Vol. Battn.", 26.5mm., 9ct. gold. DNW Sep 2011 £3,200
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2nd Volunteer Battalion The South Lancashire Regiment The Prince of Wales Volunteers Tribute Medal 1901, obverse: Prince of Wales’s plumes, 9ct. gold and enamel. DNW Dec 2010 £1,100
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Selkirk Tribute Medal 1902 with QSA (4) CC OFS SA01 SA02 (8505 Corpl., Scottish C.C.), Special Constabulary Long Service with clasp Long Service 1940 (John S. Linton). DNW Sep 2011 £3,200
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Borough of Stafford Tribute Medal 1901, obverse, a castle with four towers, Stafford knots to each side, "Borough of Stafford", W. C. T. Mynors, Mayor. 38.5mm., silver. DNW Sep 2011 £1,300
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Winsford Tribute Medal 1900-01, "Presented by the Town of Winsford to Capt. Jas. A. Turner in recognition of his patriotism & valour in serving in the Transvaal War as an Officer in the Staff", 38.5mm. DNW Sep 2011 £2,100
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Worksop Tribute Medal 1899-1902, "To commemorate services rendered in South Africa 1899-1902. Presented to G. H. Rawson by the Subscribers of Worksop", 28.5mm., silver. DNW Sep 2011 £850
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Burg of Arbroath Tribute Medal, reverse inscribed, "Presented with the Freedom of the Burgh of Arbroath to No. 23376 Tpr. James Steven, 20th Coy. Imperial Yeomanry as a Volunteer in the War in South Africa 1901-02", 38mm., silver. DNW JUl 2004 £500
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Belfast Y.M.C.A. Tribute Medal, by Gibson, Belfast, reverse inscribed, ‘J. A. Burney’, 36mm., silver, swivel scroll suspension. DNW JUl 2004 £1,800
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Worsley Tribute Medal 1901 named to Trooper H. H. Yates, 23rd Co IY, 46 x 31mm. DNW Jul 2004 £550
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Ballater Tribute Medal, by Robb, Ballater, obverse, Stag’s head on coronet, "1 Co. 5th V.B.G.H. Ballater Bydand", reverse inscribed, "Presented by the people of Ballater & District to R. Milne", 15ct. gold. DNW Sep 2011 £5,200
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Barnsley Tribute Medal 1902, circular silver medal, 42 mm. DNW Sep 2011 £1,600
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Campbeltown Tribute Medal 1900-1901, obverse, bust of Queen Victoria facing left in high relief, inscription engraved, "South African War 1900-1901". 58.5mm. dia., 5.5mm. thick, silver. DNW Sep 2011 £3,400
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Derby Boer War Tribute Medal 1901-02, silver, six pointed star, 43 x 30mm, Pte. F. Winfield. DNW Dec 2010 £550
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Doncaster Tribute Medal 1900-01, obverse: arms of the city, reverse inscribed, "To William Burton from the Corporation of Doncaster", 9ct. gold. DNW Sep 2011 £1,300
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Dundee Tribute Medal 1900, obverse, engraved cpot-of-arms, reverse, engraved, "Dundee Volunteers service in South Africa, With Freedom of City 1900", 38mm., silver. DNW Sep 2011 £340
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QSA (3) CC OFS Tr (4853 Pte., 2nd Rl Highldrs.) and Dundee Tribute Medal. DNW Sep 2011 £1,400
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Durham Volunteer Artillery Boer War Tribute Medal, an engraved gold fob, marked 9ct., in the form of a shield, 28 x 23mm, "1st Durham Volunteer Artillery". DNW Sep 2011 £2,500
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Durham Tribute Medal 1900-01, obverse, shield and crossed rifles, reverse inscribed, "Presented to Pt. J. Wilson, 3rd D.L.I. For Services in South Africa 1900-01", 31mm., silver. DNW Sep 2011 £2,300
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Greenock Tribute Medal 1902, oval with an ornate border, 29 x 24mm., 9ct. gold. "God Speed Greenock", and inscribed "D Mc L". DNW Sep 2011 £3,400
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Huntly Tribute Medal 1900-01, "Presented to Volunteer Pte. W. S. Chalmers, A Coy 4 V.B.G.H. by the Town of Huntly in recognition of his service with the Gordon Highlanders in South Africa 1900-1901", 28.5mm., gold. DNW Sep 2011 £3,900
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Lewes Tribute Medal 1901, obverse: heraldic shield, reverse inscribed, "Presented by the Town of Lewes to Capt. A. F. A. Howe (1st C.P.V.R.) on his return from Active Service in South Africa June 17th 1901", 26mm. DNW Sep 2011 £3,500
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Lostwithiel and neighbourhood Tribute medal and QSA (3) DoL TR LN to 358 Trooper W Eyres, BMR
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Melton Mowbray Tribute Medal 1900-01, "Transvaal War in South Africa 1900. 1901", DNW Sep 2011 £920
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Montgomeryshire Tribute Medal 1901, "Mongomeryshire Imperial Yeomanry", 38mm., bronze, unnamed. DNW Sep 2011 £210
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QSA (1) CC (Pte., I.Y. Hp. Staff), National Fire Brigades Union Medal for South Africa 1899-1902 (G. Avery, Cockington). DNW Sep 2011 £5,200
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Northwich Boer War Tribute Medal, 22nd Co IY. Presented by the Town of Northwich to Lt. Massey for Meritorious Service. DNW Dec 2010 £550
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Norwich Tribute Medal 1899-1901, obverse, shield bearing the city arms, 32 x 26mm., silver. DNW Sep 2011 £340
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2nd Volunteer Battalion Oxfordshire Light Infantry Tribute Medal 1900-01, "Fortis est Veritas, South Africa 1900", reverse, engraved, "2nd V.B. Oxf. Lt. Infy. 1900-1901 South Africa, W. H. Barson", 26mm., 18ct. gold. DNW Sep 2011 £3,000
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Partick Tribute Medal 1900, "R. F. Smith, Volunteer to South Africa 1900", 9ct. gold, 35 x 25.5mm. DNW Sep 2011 £4,100
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Penarth Tribute Medal 1902, obverse, coat-of-arms, reverse inscribed, "South African War Peace Declared 2nd June 1902, Penarth, Celebrations", 29mm., silver. DNW Sep 2011 £1,400
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The issues consisted of:

Country

Issuing Authority

Notes

England

Barnsley

 

 

Bedale

 

 

Bewdley

 

 

Birmingham

 

 

Blackpool

 

 

Bridgnorth

 

 

Burnley

 

 

Clitheroe

 

 

Cornwall

 

 

Derby

 

 

Doncaster

 

 

Durham

 

 

Hammersmith

 

 

Harrogate

 

 

Lewes

 

 

City of London

For the City of London Imperial Volunteers

 

Melton Mowbray

 

 

Northwich

 

 

Norton

 

 

Norwich

 

 

Ossett

 

 

Portsmouth

 

 

Ratby

 

 

Stafford

 

 

Ston Easton

 

 

Suffolk

 

 

Tynemouth

 

 

Willesden

 

 

Winsford

 

 

Worcester

 

 

Worksop

 

 

Worsley

 

 

Yorkshire

 

Ireland

Coleraine

 

 

Dublin

 

 

Londonderry

 

Scotland

Alloa

 

 

Annan

 

 

Arbroath

 

 

Ardrishaig

 

 

Campbeltown

 

 

Dundee

 

 

Duns

 

 

Glenkens

 

 

Greenock

 

 

Hawick

 

 

Kirkcudbright

 

 

Leith

 

 

Patrick

 

 

Renfrew

 

 

Selkirk

 

 

Stewarton

 

Wales

Merthyr Tydfil

 

 

Montgomeryshire

 

South Africa

Kimberley Medal

 

 

Kimberley Star

 

 

O'okiep Medal (silver and bronze)

 

Australia

Ararat and District

 

 

Blackburn

 

 

Henty

 

 

Molong

 

 

South Yarra

 

 

Waverley

 

Canada

Toronto

 

 

 

 

Other

Belfast YMCA

 

 

Haworth Conservative Club

 

 

Incorporated Law Society

 

 

London Hospital

 

 

National Fire Brigades' Union

 

 

Portand Hospital

 

 

St Andrew's Ambulance Association

 

 

Stawell Loyal Manchester United Independent Order of Oddfellows

 

 

Thistle Works, Paisley

 

 

 

 

Regimental awards

4th Volunteer Battalion Gordon Highlanders

 

 

5th Volunteer Battalion Manchester Regiment

 

 

2nd Volunteer Battalion South Lancashire Regiment

 

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