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medal, order

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  • Other titles
    • Medal of the Order of the British Empire : Member (Civil) (MBE) (descriptive name)
    • MBE (medal initials)
    • Clara Adeline Palmer (recipient name)
  • Description
    Medal of the Order of the British Empire: Member (Civil) in box awarded to Clara Adeline Palmer
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2006.4.1, 8275
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    25 January 2006
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Display location
  • Record richness
medal, order, 2006.4.1
medal, order, 2006.4.1


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2006.4.1
  • Notes
    Clara Palmer trained as a nurse at Wellington School of Nursing; donor believes this medal was awarded in association with her nursing service during WW1 [not listed as a member of NZANS]
  • Event
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Culture
  • Production
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    Circa 1917
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
  • Signature/marks
    • GARRARD & CO LTD / by special appointment / TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING / 24 ALBERMARLE ST LONDON / DALHOUSIE SQ CALCUTTA  (manufacturer's name)
    • FOR GOD AND THE EMPIRE  (medal inscription)
    • GRI  (medal inscription)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height x width x depth/length : 30 x 138 x 128mm
      (Box: H 30mm x W 138 mm x D 128 mm)
    • height x width : 82 x 91mm
      (medal and ribbon)
    • height x width : 70 x 38mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    9 September 2005

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