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Predicate Object [1976] 1976-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1976-12-31T00:00:00.000Z Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N1571.2 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:37:44.849Z 2B 60 British War Medal 1914-192, WW1 Medal awarded to 2/2032 Sgt. Albert Woolley, 5 Battery New Zealand Field Artillery,1NZEF. Albert Woolley of Devonport enlisted in April 1915. He was initially posted to C. Coy, 6th Reinforcements, and transferred to te New Zealand Field Artillery in June 1915. He left New Zealand in October that year arriving at Suez in November. The following March he embarked for France. Returned to New Zealand on the Willochra on15.4.1919 and was discharged on 13th May, having served a total of 4 years and 25 days including 3 years and 189 days overseas. British War Medal 1914-20, WW1 awarded to 2/2032 WO2 Albert Woolley, New Zealand Field Artillery, NZEF. circular silver medal; plain, straight non-swivelling suspender; ribbon missing 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: 2/2032 W.O.2. A. WOOLLEY. N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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