SAWW1OTH1388 – Named Trench Art From Captured Rebel In Maritz Rebellion
The Maritz rebellion, also known as the Boer revolt or Five Shilling rebellion was an armed insurrection which occurred in South Africa in 1914 at the start of World War I, led by Boers who supported the reestablishment of the South African Republic in the Transvaal
J.C.vd Merwe was part of the rebellion and was captured and sent to jail
Carved stone with message in Afrikaans on reverse
Transvaal coat of arms carved into stone.
Upper left corner broken