Object Title

Medal - British War Medal

Medal - British War Medal

Object Number

XVIII.964 A

Physical Description

Round, white metal medal. Ribbon of blue, black, white and orange stripe, with orange being the centre. Front of medal depicts a classical-style mounted soldier, with a shield and skull and cross bones at the feet of the horse, and 1914 1918 round the edge. Reverse has a side profile of George V with 'GEORGIUS V BRITT. OMN: REX ET IND: IMP round the edge.

Materials

Dimensions

Medaldiameter1.4in.
Medaldiameter36mm
Whole, including ribbonlength4.7in.
Whole, including ribbonlength120mm