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  • Other titles
    • British Commonwealth Forces - Occupation of Japan 1946-1952 (descriptive name)
    • George K Bunce (associated name)
  • Description
    Medal: British Commonwealth Forces - Occupation of Japan 1946-1952
    circular silver medal, 36mm wide, bar suspension, with ribbon
    obverse: JAPAN 1946-1952 BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FORCES
    reverse: FOR SERVICE WITH THE OCCUPATION FORCES
    Inscribed on rim: G.K.BUNCE
  • Place
    Unknown
  • Other Number
    2001.25.105
  • Accession number
    2001.25.105
  • Accession date
    15 August 2001
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Display location
    6C 48
  • Record richness
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Artefact

  • Credit
    Brent Mackrell Collection, Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.105
  • Notes
    Medal: British Commonwealth Forces - Occupation of Japan 1946-1952
    George K Bunce

    active WW2, NZ Engineers
  • Event
    1945-1952
    Occupation of Japan
    At the end of World War II, Japan was occupied by the Allied Powers, led by the United States with contributions also from Australia, India, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1945-1952
    1 January 1945 to 31 December 1952
  • Collection
  • Production
    unknown (medallist)
    Unknown
    1946-1952
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 1 - medal diameter : 36mm
    • 2 - ribbon width : 32mm
    • 0 - Whole length : 93mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)
    2010  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    6 July 2006

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