Medal, New Zealand Long and Efficient Service
A New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal. The silver medal features an imperial crown with a crossed sword and sceptre on the obverse. " N. Z. " is marked below this design The design is flanked by a wreath of oak leaves and wattle. Four stars, representing the Southern Cross, are spaced in the field. "FOR / LONG SERVICE / AND / GOOD CONDUCT " is marked on the reverse. "CONST. THOS. P. LISTER N. P." is marked on the edge of the medal. It is attached to a plain crimson ribbon with a plain suspension ring.
This medal was awarded to Thomas Potter Lister. A brief account of the funeral service of Thomas Potter Lister who served with the 57th Regiment and later the Armed Constabulary in Taranaki is found in the Evening Post May 3 1927 p.11. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=EP19270503.2.102&cl=&srpos=0&e=-------10--1----0--&st=1
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