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Below the depiction of two men operating an artillery field gun is the inscription 15cm Creuzot ‘Lady Jane’ Mafeking 1899-1900, while to the reverse is engraved Major AD to General BP 1901.

Although British military commanders were privately critical of his performance, Baden-Powell became a national hero on the lifting of the siege in May 1900 and was promoted to major general.

After his military training manual, Aids to Scouting, became a best-seller he later formed the Boy Scouts movement.