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medal, campaign

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  • Other titles
    • British War Medal 1914-1920, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • 12/524 Pte. John Paper Coster, Auckland Infantry Battalion, 15th (North Auckland) Company (associated name)
  • Description
    British War Medal, WW1
    Medal awarded to 12/524 Pte. John Paper Coster, Auckland Infantry Battalion, 15th (North Auckland) Company, NZEF
    silver medal; 36mm diameter; straight non-swivelling suspender, with ribbon
    obverse: head of King George V with the legend ‘GEORGIUS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:’
    reverse: Naked figure of St. George on horseback facing right. The horse is trampling on an eagle shield and cross bones Around the edge are the dates, ‘1914’ and ‘1918’
    named on rim: 12/524 / PTE. J. P.COSTER. / N.Z.E.F.
    ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, orange band in centre, bordered with white, black and blue stripes.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    Spink: 144, 2016.23.2
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  • Accession date
    9 May 2016
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medal, campaign, 2016.23.2, Spink: 144, Photographed by Julia Scott, digital, 07 Mar 2017, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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