Medal: the British War Medal and ribbon, World War I; Royal Mint, UK; William Mc...
Medal: the British War Medal and ribbon, World War IAbout this object
Medal awarded to George William Sutton for his service in the Merchant Navy during World War I. Attached to Mercantile Marine Medal on bar. Silver circular medal with a straight non-swivelling suspender and grosgrain ribbon. The British War Medal was instituted in 1919 to recognise the conclusion of World War I.Maker
Grosgrain ribbon, 1 - Ribbon
G. W. Sutton, Inscription, IncisedMeasurements
Diameter (mm): 36mm (1/8ft)
Width: 32mm (1/8ft)
Gift of David Sutton, courtesy of Royal New Zealand Navy Museum, to the New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui A TangaroaObject Type