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medal, campaign

On display
human history
  • Other Name

    Defence Medal 1939-45, WW2 (descriptive name)

    Lt. Cdr A Frank Athol Pennington,DSC and bar, RNZNVR (named to)

  • Description

    Defence Medal, WW2

    Medal awarded to Lt. Cdr (A) Frank Athol J Pennington, DSC and bar, RNZN Volunteer Reserve, WW2

    bronze star-shaped medal with ring suspension

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    20 Nov 2002
  • Department
  • Display Room
medal, campaign, 2002.111.3, Photographed by Ben… … Read more

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