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Predicate Object Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N1537 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:36:51.734Z 2A 55 British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Part of medal set of 23/1046 William Stanley Fanselow, NZEF, WW1 William Fanselow enlisted in 1915 and embarked on 9 October with 1st New Zealand Rifle Brigade, D Company. In September 1918 he was reported as having been wounded and admitted to hospital, but was “not a severe case”. Sgt Fanselow had received a gunshot wound to the left foot which resulted in the loss of his little toe. He continued to serve until On the outbreak of WW2 William Fanselow was a married man with three children aged under 16 years. The family lived in Auckland where and Fanselow was a self-employed manufacturing and import Agent. He served immediately with the National Military Reserve and then served with the National Territorial Service, Northern Military District from December 1941 to the end of August 1943. British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Part of medal set of 23/1046 William Stanley Fanselow, 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: 23/1046 / SJT. W.S. FANSELOW. / N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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