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Predicate Object 1978 1978-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1978-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1978.079 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, U144 2013-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 0 2020-12-22T00:06:42.102Z 55 World War 1/wars personal artifacts/gear Lieutenant Commander Oscar Weldon Carter, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, WW1 and RNZN Volunteer Reserve, WW2 Oscar Carter of Devonport Auckland enlisted as a sub-lieutenant with the Royal Naval Auxiliary Patrol (Motor Boat Service) of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and embarked aboard Demosthenes in December 1916. He remained in service until May 1919 and received the British War Medal and Victory medal. During WW2 he enlisted with the Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve and received the Pacific Campaign Star, War Medal 1939-45 and the New Zealand Service Medal. naval uniform, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Lt. Cdr Oscar Weldon Carter (WW1-WW2) comprises jacket and trousers dark blue jacket, open collar, gold buttons with crown and Anchor design dark blue trousers medal ribbons BWM, Victory, 39-45, pacific star uniform, naval
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