The obverse of the medal depicts the standing figure of Victory holding a palm branch in her right hand and stretching out her left hand. On the reverse of the medal is a laurel wreath containing a four-line inscription: "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION 1914-1919". The dates are '1914-1919' to include post-war intervention by the Allied nations in the Russian Civil War. The medal is yellow bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.
The ribbon is watered silk with a double rainbow, with indigo at the edges and red in the centre.
Around the edge is engraved :1 641 PTE. R.S. MITCHELL 16 BN. A.I.F".
Bronze, silk ribbon
Medal 36 mm in diameter
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 10537