Anzac Day school children's medal, issued in 1918. The medal was distributed to every school child that year to commemorate Anzac Day. The Anzac forces first landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.

Physical Description

Obverse has the bust of a uniformed soldier. The reverse image of the bust of an Australian soldier was adapted from a drawing by H. Harvey, an at assistant in the Victorian Education Department.

Obverse Description

Bust of uniformed soldier wearing hat facing left; around, HONOR TO THE A.I.F. below in small letters the mint initials, S&S

Reverse Description

Incuse on scroll which rests on olive branch, GALLIPOLI / FRANCE / PALESTINE; above EVD ; below, ANZAC DAY 1918

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