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Gallantry awards to New Zealanders in World War Two

by James Sutherland

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Published by Regal Medals in Christchurch, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Registers.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Sutherland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD796.5.N45 S88 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1919943M
      ISBN 100473007967
      LC Control Number90130455
      OCLC/WorldCa22545262

      Over MMs have been awarded to New Zealanders, the most recent being in Vietnam. In , the MM was replaced in the United Kingdom by the Military Cross for all ranks. In the MM was replaced in New Zealand by the New Zealand Gallantry Decoration. Boer War (2) Post War (4) + Current Issue (46) World War I (8) World War II (16) Citations and Commendations (5) Commemorative (14) Official Issue (10) Unofficial (4) DIY Medals (2) Fire & Emergency (7) Foreign Awards (52) Asia (6) Commonwealth (6) European Union (5) Middle East (2) NATO (2) New Zealand (7) Timor-Leste.

      Gallantry awards were awarded for an individual act of bravery. Coronation & Jubilee medals were issued to commemorate the coronation, or Jubilee of a British King or Queen. Efficiency and Long Service medals were awarded for recognising periods of continuous service with good conduct and for long service in the Armed Forces. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the civil service. It was established on 4 June by King George V and comprises five classes across both civil and military divisions, the most senior two of which make the recipient.

      World War II Free. Korean War Free. Vietnam War Free. Recent Wars Free. International Free. British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards Free. British WWII Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations Free. Canada, New Zealand, WWII Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations Free. New Zealand (1) Clearances (8) Framing (7) Framed Medals (2) Framed Memorabilia (4) Framed Weapons (2) Medals () Accessories (5) Devices and Rosettes (1) ADF Medal Racks/Sets (12) Awards (14) Bars and Clasps (4) Campaigns (79) Pre-Federation (6) Boer War (2) Post War (4) + Current Issue (46) World War I (8.


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