Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) Medal

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Description
Originally from framed collection of medals.

A gilt cross patonce (four arms, each arm growing broader and floriated toward the end), with the Imperial Crown to the top arm.

On the obverse, in the centre, within a gold circle contains the conjoint bust of King George V and Queen Mary facing left with the motto “FOR GOD AND THE EMPIRE”

The reverse has the royal and imperial cyphre GRI surmounted by a crown, the whole enclosed in a cable circle, with a hallmark on the lower arm.

The cross is suspended by a crown and a ring. The ribbon is rose-pink flanked by narrow pearl grey edges with a central narrow stripe of pearl grey.

Awarded to Dr. Stewart Hunter MB FRCS.Ed. MRCP DCH.
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Accession number
05/0126
System ID
1574
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 1574

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