The Great War also known as World War I or the war to end all wars effectively defined Australia as a Nation and the birth of the ANZAC spirit. During the War, over 421,800 Australians served in the military with 331,781 serving overseas. Over 60,000 Australians lost their lives and 137,000 were wounded. As a percentage of forces committed, this equalled a casualty rate of almost 65%, one of the highest casualty rates amongst British Empire forces.
This wonderful commemorative piece of memorabilia has a full set of replica miniature decorations and service medals provided to Australian forces during the Great War. This piece also comes with a montage of photographs from the Great War and a full explanation of each of the 15 medals. It comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a percentage of the sale goes to Soldier On.