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A Victory Medal. The yellow bronze medal features a standing Victory figure on the obverse. The figure is holding a palm branch in her left facing hand and extending her right facing arm. " THE GREAT / WAR FOR / CIVILISATION / 1914-1919 " is marked on the reverse inside a leaf design. "17606. GNR. B.B. BADLAND, N.Z.E.F." is inscribed on the edge. The ribbon is a double rainbow colour with crimson on the edges and red in the centre.
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Barford Badland married Elizabeth Borrie in April 1903 and was farming at Manaia when he enlisted for service in the artillery in May 1916. He served as a gunner in the 20th Reinforcements of the New Zealand Field Artillery. He died on 19 July 1952 and is buried in the Manaia cemetery.
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