Anzac Day school children's medal, issued in 1916. The medal was struck by the Education Department of Victoria for distribution to school children in 1916 to commemorate the first anniversary of Anzac day. The Anzac forces first landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.

Obverse Description

Head of George V facing left, mint initials on truncation, "S&S"; around above, "FOR KING AND COUNTRY" below, "1916".

Reverse Description

Within wreath, "ANZAC"; around above, "DEPT. OF EDUCATION VICTORIA" around below, "LEST WE FORGET 25 APRIL 15".

Edge Description


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