Medal, Africa Star [Hugh Brown McConnell]; New Zealand Government; 1945-1955; MT...

Name/Title

Medal, Africa Star [Hugh Brown McConnell]

About this object

Medal; Africa Star awarded to Driver Hugh Brown McConnell of Mataura.

Hugh lived in Mataura most of his life; here is a link to his interesting life story.

Maker

New Zealand Government

Date Made

1945-1955

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed materials, metal, yellow copper zinc alloy
organic, vegetal, cotton

Inscription and Marks

This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal Crown, and inscribed 'The 1939-1945 Star'.

Measurements

Star: h 50 mm x w 38 mm
Ribbon: h 73 mm x w 32 mm
Combined: h 124 mm x w 38 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war two

Subject and Association Keywords

military

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object Type

awards

Object number

MT2015.21.3

Copyright Licence  

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