Medal, Military Service 1943-1945 The Italy Star T Templeton; Unknown manufactur...


Medal, Military Service 1943-1945 The Italy Star T Templeton

About this object

This Italy Star was awarded to Private Thomas Templeton 18816, N.Z. Army, for his service in Italy during World War Two.

Before going to war Thomas Templeton was a farm worker. He worked for the Wyndham Town Board as a day man, keeping the streets clean and tidy and he also prepared graves for interment.

About the Italy Star:

The Italy Star was awarded for operational service in Italy and adjacent countries between 11 June 1943 and 8 May 1945.

This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal crown, and inscribed 'The Italy Star'.

The ribbon has five equal stripes of red, white, green, white and red. These three colours are the national colours of Italy.


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Europe, United Kingdom, England, London

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inorganic, processed material, metal, copper alloy
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organic, processed material,vegetal, fibre, cotton


h 120 mm x w 40 mm

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Military - World War Two

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