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medal, campaign

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    • New Zealand War Service Medal 1939-45, WW2 (descriptive name)
    • 462644 Sgt. Leslie Lyndsay Argyle, New Zealand Artillery, 2NZEF (associated name)
  • Description
    New Zealand War Service Medal 1939-45 associated with 462644 Sgt. Leslie Lyndsay Argyle, 38 Field Regiment, 3rd New Zealand Divisional Artillery, 2NZEF, WW2. The medal is swing-mounted on a bar with the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star 1941-45, and the War Medal 1939-45.
  • Other Number
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    2 May 2019
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2019.23.2.4 Gift of Rachael Membery
  • Notes
    Les Argyle was the youngest of three Manawatu brothers who saw war service for New Zealand, the two oldest of whom were killed in action on Chunuk Bair on 8 August 2015:
    10/1399A Pte Leonard Charles Argyle, Wellington Infantry Battalion
    10/400A Pte Percival Argyle, Wellington Infantry Battalion
  • Event
    World War II
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    03 Sep 1939-2 September 1945
    3 September 1939 to 2 September 1945
  • Production
    John Beaglehole (designed by)
    Taylor, E. Mervyn (designed by)
    World War 2, Wars
    George VI (1936 - 1952), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 1 - medal diameter : 36mm
      (medal: 36mm diameter ribbon: 32mm wide)
    • 2 - ribbon width : 32mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    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
    8 January 2019

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