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  • Other Name

    NZ War Service Medal 1939-45, WW2 (descriptive name)

    Gordon Collins (associated name)

  • Description

    NZ War Service Medal 1939-45, WW2

    Awarded to Gordon Collins

    cupronickel circular medal, 36mm diameter, suspender composed of two fern leaves joined at the stalk end, with ribbon

    obverse: uncrowned head of King George VI, surrounded by the legend ‘GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F:D: IND: IMP:’

    Reverse: The inscription ‘FOR SERVICE TO NEW ZEALAND 1939/45, fern frond below

    Ribbon: 32mm wide grosgrain ribbon, coloured black with white edges

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    2001.25.173
  • Accession Date
    15 Aug 2001
  • Other Id

    Spink: 168 (Spink 1988)

  • Department
  • Display Room
New Zealand War Service Medal 1939-45 2001.25.173

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