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Medallion, ANZAC, Victorian Department of Education 1918

From the Collection of Montmorency/Eltham RSL Sub Branch Petrie Park 16 Mountain View Road Montmorency Victoria

Description
Circular medal with an eyelet to carry a loop for a ribbon (loop and ribbon not present).
Obverse ... Bust of uniformed soldier (facing left) wearing slouch hat
Reverse ... Scroll, on olive branch, with stamped inscription (see below)
The reverse image of a bust of an Australian soldier was adapted from a drawing by H.Harvey, an assistant in the Victorian Education Department.
Size
26mm (D); eyelet 4mm (OD)
Links
Object Registration
0279
Historical information
See link above.
Widely distributed by sale to school children and general public in 1918.
Inscriptions & Markings
Obverse ... around circumference:
HONOR TO THE A.I.F.
Reverse ...
On scroll ...
GALLIPOLI
FRANCE
PALESTINE
At top ...
EVD
Around bottom circumference ...
ANZAC DAY 1918
Last updated
12 Mar 2020 at 12:23PM