■ Ribbon : cream with three narrow evenly spread red strips … upper bar : red cross symbol over PROFICIENCY / IN / RED CROSS / HYGIENE & SANITATION (pin back) … attached to medal by ring

■ Obverse : cross shaped … outer ring : THE NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS SOCIETY (INC) • … in centre : red cross shield … loop suspension

■ Reverse : (blank)

■ Dimensions : 39.1 * 43.0 mm … ■ Weight : 20.7 g

■ Materials : brass … with red and white enamel

■ Maker: JR. Gaunt London / Rd No 629286