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Predicate Object 1971 1971-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1971-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1971.55 Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N1476 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:36:55.336Z 2A 60 British War Medal 1914-1918 , WW1 Medal awarded to 3/1027 Edmund Leonard Goldsmith, NZ Medical Corps, NZEF. Edmund Leonard Goldsmith enlisted with the New Zealand Medical Corps in the Auckland Military District and embarked for Suez with the 7th Reinforcements on 9 October 1915. He served on Gallipoli before proceeding for service on the Western Front. He was wounded on the Somme on 16th September 1916 and returned to New Zealand, circa May 1917. He also served in New Zealand during WW2, service number 613777. British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 Medal awarded to 3/1027 Private Edmund Leonard Goldsmith, NZ Medical Corps, 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: 3/1027 PTE. E.L. GOLDSMITH. N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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