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Predicate Object 11 Feb 2008 2008-02-11T00:00:00.000Z 2008-02-11T00:00:00.000Z 2008.12.4 Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2008.12.4 2007-12-13T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T11:45:52.442Z 9F 70 Victory Medal,awarded to 15360 Rflm Wilfred James Glynn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, WW1 Labourer Wilfred James Glynn, of Otahuhu enlisted as a Private on 5/4/1916. He signed up with the 2nd Battalion 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Following training at Trentham and Featherston he left New Zealand with the 15th Reinforcements on 19 July 1916, disembarking in the UK on at Sling Camp in September that year. He was in the field from mid-October 1916 through March 1917, returning to the UK (Walton, Hornchurch, Codford, Brockton, etc) where he remained until January 1918 when he returned to New Zealand aboard the ss Arawa. [information from paybook] CHECK : The Cenotaph Record has Glynn embarking on 29 July with the 9th Reinforcements 1st Battalion E Company [NZRB] Victory Medal, awarded to 15360 Rflm Wilfred James Glynn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, WW1 bronze circular medal; 36mm diameter; ring suspender, with ribbon & oak leaf clasp 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. ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 37mm wide, rainbow pattern. medal, campaign
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