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WWI British medal
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)
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.
Donated by Ian Pilarczyk
Etching on the side reads "2100687 GNR. H. Lipsey. C.G.A."