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Medal - Polar Medal, Issued to Phillip Garth Law, Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1965 Reg. No: NU 42199
- Polar Medal awarded to Dr Phillip G. Law in 1965, but not presented until 1996.
Dr Law was the first Director of the Antarctic Division of the Commonwealth Department of External Affairs, now the Australian Antarctic Division of the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Heritage. Under Dr Law's directorship Australia established a permanent presence in Antarctica.
- Acquisition Information:
- Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 2002
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|Themes this item is part of:||Antarctica Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Ship History - HMAS Wyatt Earp|
|Tertiary Classification:||antarctic exploration|
|Edge Description:||PHILLIP / GARTH / LAW|
|Inscriptions:||Edge: " PHILLIP / GARTH /LAW"|
|Issued By:||HM Queen Elizabeth II, England, Great Britain, 1965|
|Awarded To:||Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Canterbury, Victoria, Australia, 1965|
|Person Depicted:||HM Queen Elizabeth II|