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Name/title Maker Production date Description
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 rim "9/1900 G N R. D.O. Mitchell N.Z.E.F.
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.
Dux Medal Dux Medal
1889
Silver Dux Medal. In the shape of a Maltese cross. The back of the medal is engraved "SOUTH SCHOOL OAMARU" The front centre is engraved LILLIE MORELEY DUX 1889. Lillie Moreley started school on the 21/9/1881 and finished 25/2/1892. The medal can be hung or worn like a badge. The pin is missing and the keeper is bent.

There are two pieces of correspondence with the medal.
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.

Rim inscribed ' 9/1900 GNR D.O. Mitchell N.Z.E.F.'
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.

"67947 Pte. J. Rosie N.Z.E.F." is stamped on the side.
Volunteer Long Service Medal Volunteer Long Service Medal
1905
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)
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).
Volunteer Long Service Medal Volunteer Long Service Medal
1898
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.

Engraved on the rim is "Donald Reid, Late Captain Bruce Rifle Vols 1898."
Dux Medal Dux Medal
1887
Round silver medal shaped like a double Maltese cross. The centre is engraved "DUX GIRL ANNIE GILL NORTH SCHOOL Oamaru 1888". On the reverse is "PRESENTED BY H CONNELL". Surrounding the centre is scrolled sections. Ring at the top.
Jones, Ann Eliza Jones, Ann Eliza
1880s?
Mrs George Jones Senior. (North Otago Early Settlers' Association, 1993)
Barraclough, Harriet Barraclough, Harriet
Circa 1880?
Portrait of Mrs John Barraclough. Died in 1899, aged 75 years.(North Otago Early Settlers' Association, 1993) Photograph painted over in colour
Gifford, Sarah Annie Gifford, Sarah Annie
Circa 1900?
Sarah Annie Gifford. Died 15 July 1913, aged 85 years. First president of St Luke's Church Ladies' Guild, 1882.
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