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Predicate Object 1978 1978-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1978-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1978.79 Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N1584 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:38:37.114Z 2C 60 Victory Medal 1914-1919 Awarded to Oscar Weldon Carter, Royal Naval Reserve, WW1 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. Victory Medal, 1914-19, WW1 Medal awarded to Oscar Weldon Carter, Royal Naval Reserve. circular bronze medal with ribbon; fixed loop and ring suspension obverse: the winged, full-length figure of Victory, with her arm extended and holding a palm branch in her right hand reverse: inscription: ‘THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION, 1914-1919’ surrounded by a wreath Markings: Edge: LIEUT. O. W. CARTER. R.N.V.R. ribbon: watered colours of red, yellow, green, blue and violet merging into a rainbow pattern medal, campaign
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