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WAR DECORATIONS.

NEW. ZEALAND'S RECORD

■WELLINGTON, April 25. A list oi: the war decorations won by New Z,ealauders during the last four ana a nail years shows that the i)o----iiiiiiiou made a creditable record tor the oruveiy of its soldiers, 'ihe iUintary Medal is the duel; decoration obtained by the rank, and hie, and the list shows that no rower than 994 i\t'\v z.ealanders obtained that reward tor bravery, iNo doubt there are other names to oe added, so that there will bo no duliculty in lopping the thousand mark.. Ivventy-nve of. the rank and lilc also ootained a JLJar to the military Medal. •ilie Military Cross, which is awarded to omcers, is being worn by 266 i\ew Zealanders, two of whom have obtained a bar to the Cross. mere have been i 67 awai-ds of the Distinguished Conduct -Medal to New Zealanders, with two awards of the bar in auuition. Other decorations won oy our men include 32 Meritorious bervice Medals, and no fewer than 69 Cioix de Guerre, awarded either by the French or Belgians to jN'ew Zealanders.

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WAR DECORATIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9595, 26 April 1919

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WAR DECORATIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9595, 26 April 1919

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