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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, N1477 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-22T00:42:41.248Z 2A 60 Victory Medal 1914-1919 , WW1 Medal awarded to 3/1027 Private 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 briefly on Gallipoli, was hospitalised at the NZ General Hospital, Pont de Koubbeh in February 1916, before embarking for service on the Western Front. He was wounded on the Somme, 16th September 1916 and was invalided back to New Zealand, circa May 1917. Edmund Goldsmith also served in New Zealand during WW2, service number 613777. Victory Medal, 1914-19, WW1 Medal awarded to 3/1027 Private Edmund Leonard Goldsmith, NZ Medical Corps 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: 3/1027 PTE. E.L. GOLDSMITH. N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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