Medal: The New Zealand War Service Medal awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Spe...

Name/Title

Medal: The New Zealand War Service Medal awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary.

About this object

Campaign medal awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary. Description: cupronickel circular medal, 36mm diameter, suspender composed of two fern leaves, 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: inscription ‘FOR SERVICE TO NEW ZEALAND 1939/45; fern frond below. Ribbon: grosgrain, 32mm wide, black with white edges.
Source: Spink: 168

Maker

John Beaglehole

Maker

E Taylor

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Cupronickel, 1 - Medal
Grosgrain ribbon, 2 - Ribbon

Measurements

Diameter (mm): 36mm (1/8ft)
Width: 32mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Wartime Shipping/[Conflict & Protest]

Subject and Association Keywords

Wartime Shipping/[Conflict & Protest]

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Speary

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

1994.153.14

Copyright Licence  

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