Medal, Military

A Military Medal. The obverse features the effigy of King George V with an uncrowned head. " GEORGIVS V BRIT: OMN. REX ET IND:IMP " is marked around the egde of the obverse. The reverse features the crowned royal cypher. " FOR / BRAVERY / IN THE / FIELD " is also marked on the reverse. The text is enclosed in a wreath."33081 L.CPL. L.R. HAMILTON 4/ N.Z. RIF BDE." is inscribed on the edge. The ribbon has broad dark blue edges which are flanked by a central section of three narrow white and two narrow crimson, stripes. A staple is attached to the ribbon.
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This medal was awarded to L R Hamilton. It was donated to Taranaki Museum as part of a collection made by prominent south Taranaki lawyer John Houston.
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