Medal, Pte J Telfer; McMillan, William; 1919; WY.1995.63.2

Name/Title

Medal, Pte J Telfer

About 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.

Maker

McMillan, William

Maker Role

Medallist

Maker

Mackennal, Sir Bertram

Maker Role

Medallist

Date Made

1919

Period

1910s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

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

Inscription and Marks

Engraved round the edge of medal;
'23637 Pte J Telfer N.Z.E.F.'

Measurements

h 180 mm x w 40 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Object Type

awards

Object number

WY.1995.63.2

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