Historical information

John Kerr Barnes. This is the highest award in the RSL for 25 years outstanding service.
Refer Cat No 8040 for Jacks other awards, Committee/Volunteer work with the Bendigo Sub - Branch.

Physical description

Certificate framed, frame is timber, certificate backing is green, certificate yellow with an ornate edgeing, gold RSL Logo at the top followed by the wording "The Meritorious Medal" to "John Kerr Barnes", all print in black with red seal bottom RH corner, signed and dated.

Inscriptions & markings

"Meritorious Medal - awarded to - John Kerr Barnes by the National Congress in appreciation of 25 years outstanding service"
Dated "Canberra this 2nd day of March 1989"
Signed "................." National President
Signed ".... Gollings" National Secretary.