Medal - Africa General Service - Lt. R.N. Somerville

Maker
Unknown Maker
Production date
Circa 1950
Description
This campaign medal is sliver with a yellow and black stripe ribbon. Clasp reads "KENYA". The obverse description - has the uncrowned head of Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse description - a highly symbolic design depictiong Britannia standing with a lion and offering peace and law to Africa as a new day breaks. Medel awarded to "LT R. N. SOMERVILLE Q.A.R.A.N.C". Part 2 - Black coloured case with cream fabric lining.
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Media/Materials
metal and textile
Measurements
117 x 38 mm (h x w) including ribbon
75 x 62 x 22 (h x w x d) Case
Production place
Collection
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Collection Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1961/6/32.1-2

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