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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.1063 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.1063 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-11T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T08:52:16.584Z 6E 23 60 air warfare/wars British War Medal 1914-20 Lieut. Clarence Arthur Umbers, RAF Clarence Arthur Umbers initially enlisted with the New Zealand Army Service Corps and left New Zealand with the Main Body. Following his Gallipoli service he served for some time with the Camel Corps but later joined the Royal Flying Corps. He later served with the Strait Airways and the RNZAF. During WW2 he served on the Home Front. British War Medal 1914-1920, WW1 Medal awarded to Lieutenant Charles A Umbers, RAF 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 bones Around the edge are the dates, ‘1914’ and ‘1918’ named on edge: LIEUT. C.A.UMBERS R.A.F. ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, orange band in centre, bordered with white, black and blue stripes. medal, campaign
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