Medal, Pte J Telfer; McMillan, William; 1919; WY.1995.63.2
Medal, Pte J TelferAbout this object
These medals were awarded to Private James Telfer 23637. They include a British Victory Medal 1914-1919, and a second medal with a gold coloured shield with a crown and two rifles on the top which was a personal medal presented in memory of Private Telfer
Born at Wyndham, he was the son of A. W. and Margaret Telfer, of Mataura Island. Before entering the army James was a labourer.
James died in action at Bapaume, France. on 24 August 1918 aged 20. He is interred at the Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas-de-Calais, France.
inorganic, processed material, metal, silver alloy
inorganic, processed material, metal, copper alloy
organic, processed material, animal, animal product, silk
organic, processed material,vegetal, fibre, cotton
Engraved round the edge of medal;
'23637 Pte J Telfer N.Z.E.F.'
h 180 mm x w 40 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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