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Pair of WWI service medals awarded to Captain F W Jolliffe for Australian merchant marine service

Date: 1914-1918
Dimensions:
Overall (both medals together): 92 x 72 x 5 mm
Medium: Metal, ribbon
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Victoria Barracks Army Museum
Classification:Coins and medals
Object Name: Medals
Object No: 00047676

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    Description
    Part of a group of medals and certificates associated with John Fisher, G Graham, F W Joliff, J Hall and T W Fisher.


    SignificanceThese medals form part of a diverse collection of merchant navy medals and certificates that records several significant military achievements and the wartime service of Australian merchant mariners.
    HistoryBritish War Medal awarded to Mercantile Marine for at least six months service between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918.

    The Mercantile Marine Medal awarded to those who qualified for the British War Medal and could supply evidence of having served at sea on at least one voyage through a danger zone.

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