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Name/title Maker Production date Description
1914-15 Star Medal 1914-15 Star Medal
Blakemore, William Henry James (b.1871, d.1945)
Circa 1918
The 1914-15 Star is a crowned four-pointed star with crossed swords and a wreath of oak leaves, with the royal cypher at the foot and a central scroll inscribed 1914-15. The 1914-15 Star is identical to the 1914 Star, except for the omission of AUG and NOV, and the scroll across the centre being inscribed 1914-15. The reverse of the 1914-15 Star is plain, except for the inscribed name and service details of the recipient. The medal is bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.

The ribbon is watered silk with red, white and blue stripes. This is the same ribbon as that worn on the 1914 Star.

Engraved on back 'Lieut. F Chilton - A & S Highrs.' Originally from framed collection of medals Bronze star.
1914 Star Medal 1914 Star Medal
Blakemore, William Henry James (b.1871, d.1945)
Circa 1917
The 1914 Star is a crowned four-pointed star with crossed swords and a wreath of oak leaves, with the royal cypher at the foot and a central scroll inscribed "AUG NOV 1914". The reverse of the 1914 Star is plain, except for the inscribed name and service details of the recipient. The medal is bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.

The ribbon is watered silk with red, white and blue stripes. This is the same ribbon as that worn on the 1914-15 Star.

Engraved on back 'Lieut F N Houston York & Lanc R.' From a framed collection of medals.
1914-15 Star Medal 1914-15 Star Medal
Blakemore, William Henry James (b.1871, d.1945)
Circa 1918
The 1914-15 Star is a crowned four-pointed star with crossed swords and a wreath of oak leaves, with the royal cypher at the foot and a central scroll inscribed 1914-15. The 1914-15 Star is identical to the 1914 Star, except for the omission of AUG and NOV, and the scroll across the centre being inscribed 1914-15. The reverse of the 1914-15 Star is plain, except for the inscribed name and service details of the recipient. The medal is bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.

The ribbon is watered silk with red, white and blue stripes. This is the same ribbon as that worn on the 1914 Star.

Issued to -: 6/2485 Capt. J.P. Hewat, N.Z.E.F.
Set of WWII Medals: 1939-1945 Star Medal, Africa Star, War Medal 1939-1945, New Zealand War Service Medal. Set of WWII Medals: 1939-1945 Star Medal, Africa Star, War Medal 1939-1945, New Zealand War Service Medal.
1939-1945
A bar of four medals joined for pinning. Attached to a long brass pin.
From the left: 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'. The ribbon has three equal vertical stripes of dark blue, red and light blue. The dark blue stripe symbolises the service of the Navy and the Merchant Navy, the red stripe symbolises the service of the Army, and the light blue stripe symbolises the service of the Air Force.

This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal crown, and inscribed THE AFRICA STAR. The ribbon is pale buff in colour, with a central vertical red stripe, and narrower stripes, one dark blue and the other light blue. The pale buff background symbolises the desert, the central red stripe symbolises the Army, the dark blue stripe symbolises the Navy and Merchant Navy, and the light blue stripe symbolises the Air Force.

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.

The New Zealand War Service Medal. Silver. The obverse shows the uncrowned effigy of King George VI, facing left, with the legend "GEORGIUS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP." The reverse has the inscription "FOR SERVICE TO NEW ZEALAND 1939-1945" above a fern leaf. Ribbon black with white edges.

Issued to Daniel Howard Thomlinson.
Italy Star Italy Star
Circa 1940
Bronze, six-pointed star with a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the royal crown, and inscribed 'The Italy Star.'

The ribbon has five equal stripes of red, white, green, white and red.

Issued to William Nisbet.
War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945
Circa 1945
1939-1945
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.
Africa Star Medal Africa Star Medal
Circa 1945
This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal crown, and inscribed 'THE AFRICA STAR'. The ribbon is pale buff in colour, with a central vertical red stripe, and narrower stripes, one dark blue and the other light blue. The pale buff background symbolises the desert, the central red stripe symbolises the Army, the dark blue stripe symbolises the Navy and Merchant Navy, and the light blue stripe symbolises the Air Force.

The clasp on the ribbon is for the 8th Army.

On verso is '63718 - GNR H J BENSON'

Enclosed is a 35mm colour slide and a print of that image, of the headstone at H J Benson's grave.
War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945
1939-1945
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.

Awarded to donor’s father Ivan McDonald.
1939-1945 Star Medal 1939-1945 Star Medal
1939-1945
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'. The ribbon has three equal vertical stripes of dark blue, red and light blue. The dark blue stripe symbolises the service of the Navy and the Merchant Navy, the red stripe symbolises the service of the Army, and the light blue stripe symbolises the service of the Air Force.

This medal was issued to J. Belcher.
Pacific Star Medal Pacific Star Medal
This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal crown, and inscribed 'The Pacific Star' The centre of the ribbon is dark green (symbolising the jungle) with a central yellow stripe (symbolising the beaches). On the outer edges are wide stripes of red (representing the Army), with narrow stripes of dark blue and light blue (representing the Navy and Air Force) between the stripes of dark green and red.

This medal was issued to J. Belcher.
War Medal 1939 - 45 War Medal 1939 - 45
1939-1945
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.

This medal was issued to J. Belcher.
Queen's South Africa Medal Queen's South Africa Medal
1899-1902
The Queen's South Africa Medal. Silver. The obverse shows a crowned and veiled effigy of Queen Victoria, facing left, with the legend "VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX" around the upper perimeter. The reverse shows Britannia holding the Union Flag in her left hand and a laurel wreath in her right hand. In the right background are troops marching inland from the coast. In the left background are two men-of-war, with Neptune's Trident and Britannia's shield on the ground in the foreground. Around the top perimeter are the words "SOUTH AFRICA".

The ribbon has a red band, a dark blue band, repeated in reverse order and separated by a orange band.

Clasps on ribbon state 'Transvaal' 'Rhodesia' 'Cape Colony'.

Engraved on edge is '1687 Trpr. R Searle New Zealand MR.'
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) Medal Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) Medal
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.
Two young unidentifed children Two young unidentifed children
1890s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a young girl wearing a bonnet, a pleated costume and carrying a doll. The younger seated child, a boy, wearing a dark costume and a dark straw hat.
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