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Other New Zealand Medals and Awards - The New Zealand Memorial Scroll

Obverse View

The New Zealand Memorial Scroll obverse view

About the New Zealand Memorial Scroll

The New Zealand Memorial Scroll was awarded to the next of kin of New Zealand service personnel who lost their lives in New Zealand during the period 1939 to 1945 or who subsequently died as a result of their service. The illustrated scroll is 8x13 inches in size and was intended to be framed.

For those who died overseas while on "active service", or subsequently died from causes attributable to that service, the New Zealand Memorial Cross (King George VI) was awarded to their next of kin.

Royal Warrant

There is no Royal Warrant for the New Zealand Memorial Scroll.

Medal Regulations

Administration instructions are included in the Regulations issued in 1947.

Clasps and Bars

There are no clasps or bars associated with this award.

Order of Wear

This award is not included in the order of wear. This is because the award is not worn.

Further information on Second World War medals and awards

For images and information on medals for service in the Second World War see the British Commonwealth War and Campaign Medals Awarded to New Zealanders section of our website. Also see The New Zealand War Service Medal.

For information on gallantry, meritorious and distinguished service awards received by New Zealanders for Second World War service see the British Commonwealth Gallantry, Meritorious and Distinguished Service Awards section of our website.