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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Victory Medal Victory Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
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 of the medal is stamped, "8/2830 Pte. G. Addison NZEF"
British War Medal British War Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
The obverse of this medal shows the uncrowned left-facing profile of King George V by Sir Bertram Mackennal. The reverse of the medal depicts St George on horseback trampling underfoot the eagle shield of the Central Powers, and a skull and cross-bones (the emblems of death). Above, the sun has risen in victory. The figure is mounted on horseback to symbolise man's mind controlling a force of greater strength than his own, and thus alludes to the scientific and mechanical developments and machines which helped to win the war.

The ribbon consists of an orange watered centre, with thin stripes of white and black at each side, and borders of royal blue.

Around the edge of the medal is stamped "8/2830 Pte. G. Addison. N.Z.E.F."
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
1901
The medal is round and made of silver. The obverse of the medal depicts a Royal Crown superimposed over a crossed sword and sceptre and surrounded by fern fronds. The reverse bears the inscription FOR LONG AND EFFICIENT SERVICE. The medal's suspension is a ring, which passes through a loop fixed to the top of the piece.The medal is suspended from a ribbon crimson in colour with two central white stripes (this medal would have originally been issued with a plain crimson ribbon.)

Engraved around the rim of the medal is "No 79 Sert. Robt Munro. Nth Dunedin Rifle Vols. (1901). North Dunedin Rifle Volunteers Medal.
British War Medal British War Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
The obverse of this medal shows the uncrowned left-facing profile of King George V by Sir Bertram Mackennal. The reverse of the medal depicts St George on horseback trampling underfoot the eagle shield of the Central Powers, and a skull and cross-bones (the emblems of death). Above, the sun has risen in victory. The figure is mounted on horseback to symbolise man's mind controlling a force of greater strength than his own, and thus alludes to the scientific and mechanical developments and machines which helped to win the war.

The ribbon consists of an orange watered centre, with thin stripes of white and black at each side, and borders of royal blue.

On the edge is "6/3279 - P.T.E. W. Collins N.Z.E.F."
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.
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
1901
The medal is round and made of silver. The obverse of the medal depicts a Royal Crown superimposed over a crossed sword and sceptre and surrounded by fern fronds. The reverse bears the inscription FOR LONG AND EFFICIENT SERVICE. The medal's suspension is a ring, which passes through a loop fixed to the top of the piece.The medal is suspended from a crimson ribbon.

Capt J M Forrester, Queen's Rifles, Vol (1901).
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935 Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Circa 1935
A silver medal with attached loop and ribbon. The obverse features conjoined half-length busts of King George V and Queen Mary wearing crowns and robes of state; around, GEORGE . V . AND . QUEEN . MARY . MAY . VI . MCMXXXV. The reverse has a crowned monogram GRI (Translation - George King and Emperor) with the dates of his reign at either side, MAY 6 1910 May 6 1935.

The ribbon is purple with three narrow stripes of dark blue, white, and dark blue at each edge.

This medal was presented to W.H. Frith, a former Mayor of Oamaru.
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal New Zealand Territorial Service Medal
1922-1931
Silver medal. Obverse: head of King George V facing left, legend around: NEW ZEALAND TERRITORIAL / 12 YEARS SERVICE
Reverse: kiwi in wreath of ferns tied with bow
rim engraved "is "Capt F.W.Horton - NFL Marl. M.R."
The ribbon is khaki with crimson edges.
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration
1909
1910
The decoration is an oval skeletal design struck in silver, with parts of the obverse in silver-gilt. It is suspended by a thin silver wire suspension bar which is attached to a small ring at the top on the reverse.

The obverse is an oval silver band, inscribed "COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES" and with the Royal Cypher "ERI VII" for "Edwardvs Rex Imperator VII" in skeletal form and in silver-gilt in the centre. The oval is surmounted by a silver-gilt Imperial Crown. On reverse '1910 MAJOR JOHN MEGGETT FORRESTER 3RD BATTALION OTAGO RIFLE VOLS'. Silversmith’s marks for London, 1909, makers mark SG.

The ribbon is dark green suspended from a silver bar-brooch decorated with an oak leaf pattern.
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