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Medals - Anzac Day 1918

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
.1 A silver-coloured metal medal with an image of an A.I F. soldier and printed words on the obverse side and a banner and decorative leaves and printed words on the reverse side. The medal has a metal circular piece at the top for attachment to a ribbon or cord.
.2 as above except that the medal is bronze-coloured.
Size
Diameter: 2.5 cm.
Object Registration
002614
Keywords
world war one, history of warrnambool, anzac day
Historical information
These medals were produced for Anzac Day 1918 by the Education Department of Victoria and made by the Melbourne firm, Stokes and Son. They were issued to Victorian school children and also sold to aid the war effort.
When Made
1918
Made By
Stokes & Son (Maker)
Significance
These medals have no particular local provenance but are retained for display purposes.
Inscriptions & Markings
EDV Gallipoli France Palestine Anzac Day 1918
Honor to the AIF
S & S
Last updated
17 Jan 2020 at 10:38AM