Medal, Africa Star [Hugh Brown McConnell]; New Zealand Government; 1945-1955; MT...
Medal, Africa Star [Hugh Brown McConnell]About this object
Medal; Africa Star awarded to Driver Hugh Brown McConnell of Mataura.
Hugh lived in Mataura most of his life; here is a link to his interesting life story.
processed materials, metal, yellow copper zinc alloy
organic, vegetal, cotton
This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal Crown, and inscribed 'The 1939-1945 Star'.Measurements
Star: h 50 mm x w 38 mm
Ribbon: h 73 mm x w 32 mm
Combined: h 124 mm x w 38 mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society IncorporatedObject Type