Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N1236
British War Medal
Awarded to 12/1775 Pte GH Quarrie, Auckland Infantry Battalion, NZEF, WW1, NZEF, WW1
George Henry Quarrie, labourer, of Otahuhu, Auckland, embarked with the 3rd Reinforcements on 14th February 1915 (arrived Egypt 26th March) and served with the Auckland Infantry Battalion.
His war was brief, on 23rd June 1915 the Ashburton Guardian lists him among wounded recently arrived in Malta [from Gallipoli. This, or a subsequent wound, led to his being invalided back to New Zealand, arriving in January 1917.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
1 January 1914 to 31 December 1920
- W McM (medallist's name)
- 1 - Medal diameter : 36mm
(medal: 36mm diameter ribbon: 32mm wide)
- 2 - Ribbon width : 32mm
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)
21 March 2016
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