Medal – New Zealand (Waikato Campaigns) O. Irwin

Production date
1869
Description
Ribbon – material: grosgrain – colours: blue/red/blue
Suspension clasp: pierced
Shape: round
Metal: silver
Obverse: not dated; wreath
Reverse: head of Queen Victoria to left

History: O. Irwin came to New Zealand in 1862; enlisted with 4th Waikato Regiment; later served with G.F. v. T's Forest Rangers; 1865 promoted as ensign; 1870-1874 served with armed constabulary. Died 1920.
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Object detail

Production date
1869
Media/Materials
Medal- Metal
Ribbon- Grosgrain
Measurements
80mm H x 39mm W
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1966/42/1

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