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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Description New Zealand Volunteer Service Medal was awarded to Private Thomas Sellwood in 1909 for 12 years service.

Obverse: The head profile of King Edward VII (1901-1910) surrounded by the words "*NEW ZEALAND VOLUNTEER *12 YEARS SERVICE MEDAL*"

Reverse: A picture of a Kiwi with its beak towards the ground. The kiwi is surrounded by a wreath with a ribbon bow below.

The edge of the medal reads "NO142 PTE.T.SELLWOOD,SOUTH CANTY MTD RIFLE VOLS (1909)".

The silk grosgrain ribbon is coloured khaki. A Metal loop attaches the medal to the cotton ribbon.
Date 1909
Catalogue Number 979/55.1
Dimensions W-3.1 D-0.35 Dia-3.6 cm
Search Terms South Canterbury Mounted Rifles
People Sellwood, T