Medal: Mercantile Marine War Medal and ribbon, World War I; Royal Mint, UK; Will...
Medal: Mercantile Marine 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 British War Medal on bar.
A bronze circular medal,with straight fixed suspension and ribbon. The Mercantile Marine War Medal was instituted in 1919 and awarded to all members of the Merchant Navy who had undertaken one or more voyages through war or danger zones during World War I.
Grosgrain ribbon, 1 - Ribbon
Bronze/Metal, 2 - Medal
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