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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.562.2 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.562.2 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-10T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T09:29:37.107Z 5F 38 70 British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Medal awarded to 20921 L/Cpl. Alton Clive Johns, Wellington Infantry Regiment, NZEF Alton Clive Johns of Auckland served with the Wellington Infantry Regiment during WW1. His service was on the western front where he was twice wounded. . Post war AC Johns ran a radio manufacturing business in Auckland and for a period ran a private radio station. He also served on a number of community boards and was Mayor of Mt Eden from 1950-1959. His interests included sports and he was Captain of the first NZ Hockey Team, and became an Auckland tennis representative. He was awarded the Queen's Service Order (Companion) for his public service. British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Medal awarded to 20921 Lance Corporal Alton Clive Jones, Wellington Infantry Regiment, NZEF. 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: 20921 L/CPL. A.C. JOHNS. 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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