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British War Medal 1914 - 1918

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Awarded to Gunner H Craig, Royal Artillery.  Inscription around edge:

 

'116702 GNR H Craig R A'

 

The British War Medal was a campaign medal awarded to individuals who served in World War I.  It was authorised in 1919.  Campaign medals were awarded to those who saw service overseas.

Materials/Media:
silver, ribbon
Dimensions:
diameter 38mm, length (inc ribbon) 130mm, height 3mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQMD006a-d
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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