Medal, British War Medal; McMillan, William; 26.07.1919; WY.0000.526

Name/Title

Medal, British War Medal

About this object

This British War Medal was awarded to James Irvine of Wyndham.

The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the United Kingdom which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in the First World War. Two versions of the medal were produced. About 6.5 million were struck in silver

James was a carpenter when he enlisted. He embarked for the front on the May 27, 1916 on the Tofua. He served in 13th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company, N.Z.E.F and was discharged on 2 May 1918.

Maker

McMillan, William

Maker Role

Medallist

Maker

Mackennal, Sir Bertram

Maker Role

Medallist

Date Made

26.07.1919

Period

1910s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, silver alloy
inorganic, processed material, metal, copper alloy

Inscription and Marks

On edge:'23554 PTE. J IRVINE
.N.Z.E..F

Measurements

dia 35 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Object Type

awards

Object number

WY.0000.526

Copyright Licence  

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