Medallion: First World War, 1914

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The Australian War Memorial has released this commemorative medallion to mark the centenary of Australia's entry into the First World War in 1914.

The medallion features an iconic image taken in Egpyt during 1914, depicting lines of the Australian 9th and 10th Battalions at Mena Camp, looking towards the Pyramids. The soldier in the foreground is playing with a kangaroo, the regimental mascot (Image: C02588).

The 'Their Spirit Our Pride' logo appears on the reverse side of the medallion; representing the history, mission, and purpose of the Australian War Memorial.

The medallion measures 4.5cm in diameter.

 

Commemorative medallions for 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, or a complete boxed set are also available and may be purchased separately.

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