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Decoration - 3163 W J Smith

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
Victory Medal. Round bronze Medal , with ribbon.
Size
3.5 cm across x 0.3 cm
Object Registration
GRSL190
Keywords
3163 w j smith, 5 pn bn, ww1
Historical information
3163 Pte W J Smith enlisted in to the AIF on 29 September 1915 and embarked from Fremantle on the Argylishire. On arrival Pte Smith was take on strength to Pioneer Training Battalion and was then transferred to 5 Pioneer Battalion. Pt Smith returned to Australia on the Berrima and arrived on 02 January 1919, was discharged on 22 March 1919.
When Made
?1919
Significance
This Victory Medal is the original that was issued to 3163 Pte W J Smith.
Inscriptions & Markings
3163 Pte W J Smith. 5 Pnr Bn. A I F
On the reverse of the Medal - The Great War for Civilisaztion 1914-1919.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:13AM