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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.783.3 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.783.3 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-10T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T13:12:23.403Z 6C 27 60 naval warfare/wars Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 Medal awarded to George Edward Plane, Merchant Navy. S/Sgt George Edward Plane (1900-60) Served: Merchant Navy, Royal Navy, NZ Artillery War Service: WW1: MN & RN WW2: NZ Artillery in Egypt & England. Mercantile Marine War Medal, 1914-18, WW1 Medal awarded to George Edward Plane, Merchant Navy. silver circular medal, 36mm diameter, straight fixed suspension, with ribbon, obverse: bareheaded effigy of King George V facing left, with the legend: GEORGIVS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP: reverse: inside a circular band with laurel wreath, a steamship ploughing through heavy seas, submarine sinking on portside and sailing ship in the background, medal named in exergue: FOR•WAR•SERVICE / MERCANTILE•MARINE / •1914–1918• name on edge (inscr rim): GEORGE E. PLANE ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, green, white, then red bands of colour medal, campaign
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