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Medal - Australia Service Medal 1939-1945, Australia, 1945 Reg. No: NU 15505
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.
- 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
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, the defence medal 1939 1945 georgvis v.i d g br omn rex f d ind imp.|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Military Campaigns|
|Tertiary Classification:||army campaigns|
|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|
|Awarded To:||Private Joseph Ferres
V146990 J. Ferres