New Zealand Volunteer Service Medal,
E.VII.R., 1st issue (Capt. E. C. W. Powell, Blenheim Rifle Vols. (1903)) edge bruising, very fine. Colonial Auxiliary Force Officers? Decoration New Zealand Gazette 14 December 1916. ?Rev., C.F. 3rd Cl., N.Z. Chap. Dept.? Colonial Auxiliary Force Long Service Medal New Zealand Gazette 17 July 1911. Approximately 100 of the first type medal were produced. The Reverend Edward Charles Woolridge Powell attained the the rank of Chaplain 3rd Class on 11 November 1917. He was attached to the New Zealand Base in France and to No.1 New Zealand Field Ambulance. He was struck off the strength on 22 March 1919. In addition to the above two Colonial Auxiliary Force awards and the New Zealand Volunteer Service Medal (awarded in 1903), he was awarded the New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal in 1907 and the British War and Victory Medals. Sold with some copied research.