War Medal 1939-1945

Production date
Circa 1945
1939-1945
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Object detail

Description
The War Medal 1939-1945. Silver. On the obverse of this medal is the effigy of King George VI. On the reverse is a triumphant lion trampling on a dragon symbolising the Axis powers. The ribbon is the red, white, and blue of the (British) Union Flag. There is a narrow central red stripe with a narrow white stripe on either side. There are broad red stripes at either edge, the two intervening stripes being blue.

Medal issued to William Nisbet.
Production date
Circa 1945
1939-1945
Production period
Collection type
Subject person
Accession number
2012/938
System ID
145643
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 145643

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