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The First World War

Victory Medal 1914 - 1919

Period:
20th Century
Description:

The Victory 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.

 

The front of the medal features the figure of Victory, on the reverse is the inscription 'THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION 1914 - 1919'.

Materials/Media:
bronze, ribbon
Dimensions:
diameter 35mm, length (inc ribbon) 140mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQMD008a-d
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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