Physical description

Gilt bronze Australian Commemorative Medal with red, white and blue ribbon. In 1920 the Prince of Wales visited Australia to extend official thanks for its support during WW1 and to strengthen links to the Empire.

Inscriptions & markings

Obverse: 3/4 left bust of Prince in uniform wearing cap; around in 2 lines, HRH PRINCE OF WALES/ WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA; in small letters below bust, STOKES. Reverse: Shield of Geelong featuring kangaroo on central shield surrounded by sheep, sailing ship and grapes 1/2 wine barrel. Above: GEELONG JUNE 1920. Below : ribbon with motto - "BY THE RIGHT USE OF GOD'S GIFTS".