Group of 17 mounted Australian medals awarded to General Sir Edmund Herring.

The medal group comprises: DSO, MC, 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal 1914-1918, Victory Medal with Mentioned in Despatches oak leaf (missing on this set), 1939-45 star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Australian War Service Medal 1939-45, King George V Jubilee Medal, Elizabeth II Coronation Medal, Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal, Efficiency Decoration, the War Cross 1940 - Greece, Distinguished Service Cross (Army) U.S.A.

Part of General Sir Edmund Herring collection. Herring served in both World Wars I and II. He earning the Distinguished Service Order and the Military Cross in World War I, and became a renowned senior officer during World War II, including commanding the New Guinea Force from September 1942. He later served for 20 years as Victoria's Chief Justice; was Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria for a record 27 years; was Chancellor of the Diocese of Melbourne; was President of the Boy Scouts' Association of Victoria for 23 years; and became President of the Australian Boy Scouts' Association.

Physical Description

Group of 17 mounted Australian medals.

Obverse Description

Group of seventeen mounted medals with ribbons.

Reverse Description

Group of seventeen mounted medals affixed to black velvet section with metal pin.

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