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Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914 - 1918 awarded to Martin MacGilivray

Date: 1914-1918
Dimensions:
Overall: 50 x 36 mm
Medium: Bronze
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Donald McLean
Classification:Coins and medals
Object Name: Medal
Object No: 00047957
Related Place:Australia,

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    HistoryMartin MacGilivray started his career with Burns Philp Co. as third engineer on the TITUS in 1902, promoted to second engineer on the GUTHRIE in 1905 and to Chief Engineer of the INDUNA in 1907. He resigned as Chief Engineer of the MATARAM in 1915 to take up a shore position. He served with the Australian Commonwealth Line from 1917 to 1928. He then went back to Burns Philp & Co. and was Chief Engineer of the MAIWARA when in died in 1938 or early 1939 in Rabaul.

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