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Predicate Object 05 Jun 1990 1990-06-05T00:00:00.000Z 1990-06-05T00:00:00.000Z 1990.118 Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N2869 2016-03-21T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-10-25T03:39:27.231Z 4D 60 Victory Medal , WW1 Medal awarded to 48578 Private Francis Archibald Spencer, Wellington Infantry Regiment, WW1 Francis Spencer was employed as a mechanic with the Auckland Motor Co when he enlisted and his mother was living in Brighton Rd Parnell. Frank embarked 12 June 1917, with the 26th Reinforcements E Company. He served on the Western Front and was not discharged until 21st July 1919. After the war he married Elsa Spencer (1st cousins) and lived in Auckland. Victory Medal , WW1 Awarded to 48578 L/Cpl. Francis Archibald Spencer, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 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: 48578 L/CPL. F.A. SPENCER. N.Z.E.F. medal, campaign
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