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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.562.3 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.562.3 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-10T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T10:01:40.118Z 5F 39 70 World War 1/wars Victory Medal 1914-18, 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. Victory Medal 1914-1919, WW1 Medal awarded to 20921 Lt. Cpl. Alton Clive Johns, 1NZEF bronze circular medal, 36mm diameter, ring suspender, with ribbon obverse: The winged, full-length figure of Victory, with her arm extended and holding a palm branch in her right hand. reverse: inscription ‘THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION, 1914-1919’ surrounded by a wreath. named on edge: 20921 L/CPL. A.C. JOHNS. N.Z.E.F. ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 37mm wide, rainbow pattern. medal, campaign
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