Item 015 - WWI British medal

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WWI British medal

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CA MUA MG 4319-07-015

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  • Approximately 1918 (Creation)

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1 medal with ribbon : metal, fabric ; 11.3 x 3.9 x 0.3 cm (medal 3.6 x 3.9 x 0.3 cm)

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This item is a medal and ribbon from WWI awarded to General H. Lipsey. The ribbon is yellow with white, black and blue stripes near the edges. The medal depicts a mounted rider whose horse is stomping on a skeleton and a shield with the coat of arms of Germany, with the years 1914 and 1918. The back of the medal has King George V in profile and the words "Georgus V Britt. Omn: Rex et In. Imp." around the edge.

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Donated by Ian Pilarczyk


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Etching on the side reads "2100687 GNR. H. Lipsey. C.G.A."

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  • Box: M-4319-2005-0233-11