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Medal - Australia Service Medal 1939-1945, Australia, 1945 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15505

Summary:
Australia
Australia Service Medal 1939 - 1945
Awarded to: V146990 J. FERRES

With group including First World War medal, awarded to Private J. Ferres. Private Joseph Ferres of the 11th Battalion. He enlisted on 7/8/1914 and served until 13/2/1917. His regimental number was 36. Ferres served in Gallipoli, and was also awarded a medal to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ANZAC Gallipoli landings in 1967.
Description:
A nickel-silver medal with ribbon. The obverse features a crowned head of King Geirge VI facing left with the artist's initials PM in the field below the neck; around, GEORGIVS VI G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:
The reverse has the Australian Coat of Arms; around above, THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL; below, 1939 - 1945.
The edge is impressed in capitals: V146990 J. FERRES.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs H Ferres
Discipline: Numismatics

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Military Campaigns
Tertiary Classification: army campaigns
DateEra: 1945 AD
Obverse Description: A crowned head of King George VI facing left with the artist's initials PM in the field below the neck; around, GEORGIVS VI G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:
Reverse Description: The Australian Coat of Arms; around above, THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL; below, 1939 - 1945.
Edge Description: V146990 J. FERRES
Inscriptions: GEORGIVS VI G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:
THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL 1939 - 1945.
V146990 J. FERRES
Shape: mounted medal group
Material: Nickel Silver
Issued By: Australia
Awarded To: Private Joseph Ferres

V146990 J. Ferres
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], B Simpkin - Spink & Sons Ltd., A Litherland - Spink & Sons Ltd., E Joslin - Spink & Sons Ltd., British Battles and Medals, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1988, 256 Pages

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