Medal honoring the soldiers of the Australian Army Corps who fought in the Gallipoli campaign, Eretz Israel and other places against the Ottoman Empire in World War I, marking ANZAC Day [a national day of remembrance marked in Australia and New Zealand] 1918.
Obverse: Figure of an Australian soldier and inscription: Honor to the A.I.F
Reverse: Inscriptions: Gallipoli, France, Palestine. And ANZAC DAY 1918
The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC, or the AIF) was a military force of Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought in World War I alongside the Allies powers against the "Central Powers" in Gallipoli, the Middle East and the Western Front. ANZAC Day is celebrated each year in these countries in memory of the soldiers who fell in the war, in both countries, on April 25 - the day of the first landing of the forces in Gallipoli in 1915 on the beach, later known as "Anzac Cove".
Diameter: 27 mm. Attached to original cloth neck chain for wearing. Good condition.