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Predicate Object 1992.126 Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N2934 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:36:50.027Z 4E 55 British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Part of court-mounted set of medals awarded to 42064 Pte Frank Marwood Eccles, NZEF. Frank Marwood, Fancy-goods dealer of Whangarei, enlisted with the Auckland Regiment (A Company) and embarked with the 24th Reinforcements on 5 April 1917. He was also a member of the 2nd Battalion Wellington Regimental band which won 3rd prize in the British Expeditionary Force Divisional Band contest. British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Part of court-mounted set belongiong to 42064 Frank Marwood Eccles, Auckland Infantry Regiment, NZEF. circular silver medal; plain, straight non-swivelling suspender; with ribbon obverse: coinage 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 symbolic of death; above the horse’s head is the sun, symbolic of victory. Around the edge are the dates, 1914 and 1918 ribbon: broad orange watered band down the centre, bordered with white, black and blue stripes named on edge: 42064 PTE. F.M. ECCLES N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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