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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.312.3 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.312.3 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T09:25:04.141Z 6D 32 60 World War 1/wars death British War Medal 1914-20 C8063 Cpl. H Eley, 4th Infantry Brigade, South African Forces 1874-. Labourer by trade. Began service in 1892 Served 6 years with regimental police. Discharged in 1909. Attested in 1914, discharged in 1915. [Parment Certificates]. Emigrated to NZ in 1920? (Passage voucher from Oversea Settlement Committee received in 1920), British War Medal 1914-1920, WW1 Medal awarded to Cpl. H Eley, 4th Infantry Battalion 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 bo¬¬nes. Around the edge are the dates, ‘1914’ and ‘1918’ named on edge: CPL. / H.ELEY / 4TH. INFANTRY ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, rainbow pattern (not original ribbon) medal, campaign
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