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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.279.2 Brent Mackrell Collection, Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.279.2 2006-07-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T10:08:41.848Z 7G 32 70 medical services/wars British War Medal 1914-20 3/2877 Capt. Norman Harrison Dempster, NZ Medical Corps, WW1 Medical practitioner Norman Harrison Dempster attested for the NZEF on 23/1/1917 with the rank of Lieutenant. He served in France with No 3 Field Ambulance, and was detached to 3rd Bn NZRB, No 1 Field Ambulance. He was awarded an MC for gallantry and devotion to duty during the period 25 February - 17 September 1918. British War Medal 1914-20 awarded to 3/2877 Captain Norman Harrison Dempster, NZ Medical Corps, WW1 medal inscribed on edge: 3/2877 CAPT. N.H.DEMPSTER N.Z.E.F. silver circular medal, 36mm diameter, straight non-swivelling suspender, with ribbon obverse: head of King George V with the legend ‘GEORGIUS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:’ reverse: Naked figure of St. George on horseback facing right. The horse is trampling on an eagle shield and cross bones Around the edge are the dates, ‘1914’ and ‘1918’ named on edge: ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, orange band in centre, bordered with white, black and blue stripes. medal, campaign
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