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Predicate Object Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N1538 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:38:49.262Z 2A 55 Victory Medal, 1914-19, WW1 Part of medal set of 23/1046 William Stanley Fanselow, NZEF. 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. Victory Medal, 1914-19, WW1 Part of mounted medal set of 23/1046 William Stanley Fanselow, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, NZEF. 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 ribbon: watered colours of red, yellow, green, blue and violet merging into a rainbow pattern named on edge: 23/1046 / SJT. W.S. FANSELOW. / N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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