Volunteer Long Service Medal

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The Volunteer Long Service Medal in silver with a raised rim on each side. It is suspended from a straight swivelling silver bar, affixed to the medal by means of a claw and a pin through the upper edge of the medal.

The obverse of the medal depicts the effigy of Queen Victoria wearing the Crown, a veil and the Star of the Order of the Garter. The effigy is circumscribed "VICTORIA REGINA".

The reverse shows a palm and laurel wreath that supports a scrolled banner bearing the inscription "FOR LONG SERVICE IN THE VOLUNTEER FORCE" in four lines.

The medal's ribbon is plain dark green.

Engraved on side 'Capt John M Forrester, Queen's Rifle Vol (1905)
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Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
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Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 14364


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