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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.281.2 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.281.2 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T08:36:16.944Z 5F 11 60 World War 1/wars death British War Medal 1914-20 7/188 Capt. Thomas J Denton, 1NZEF Group Captain Thomas Denton, OBE, RNZAF (born 1880s) Military service WW1: Canterbury Mounted Rifles and then with the Royal Flying Corps post-WW1: served with the Canterbury Regiment and then with the New Zealand Permanent Air Force WW2: RNZAF. Note Thomas Denton was the only NZPAF recipient of the King's Medal for Champion Shot of the Military Forces British War Medal 1914-1920, WW1 Medal awarded to Capt. Thomas J Denton silver 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 bo¬¬nes Around the edge are the dates, ‘1914’ and ‘1918’ named on edge: 7/188 CAPT. T.J.DENTON. N.Z.E.F. ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, orange band in centre, bordered with white, black and blue stripes. medal, campaign
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