MEDAL & BOX
From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria
- .1) War Medal 1939 - 1945. One side has head of George VI, the reverse shows a triumphant lion holding a bird headed monster to the ground.
.2) Plain cardboard box to suit.
.3) Sheet of paper summarising conditions of award & guidance for wearing.
- Medal excl ribbon: 5 x 4 x 0.3; Box: 8.6 x 6 x 12; Paper: 23.7 x 17 cms
- Post 1945
- .1) Inscription on Medal: One VX78589 S W ROSS.
.2) Written in blue ink on box: Medals.
.3) Handwritten in ink on sheet of paper:
Returned from Active Service badge. Total Awards = One VX78589 S W ROSS.
Note: 2 numbers shown. Original 12277, then later with a different pen 12274. We do not have the original badge & cannot confirm which is correct.
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