Medal: 1939 - 1945 Star awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary, WWII; Royal M...

Name/Title

Medal: 1939 - 1945 Star awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary, WWII

About this object

Campaign medal awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary. Description: bronze six pointed star, 43mm diameter with a ring suspender and grosgrain ribbon. Obverse: the Royal cypher ‘GRI’ with ‘VI’ below; the cypher is surmounted by a crown on a circlet with the title ‘THE 1939-1945 STAR’. The reverse is plain. Ribbon: grosgrain, 32mm wide, with dark blue, red and light blue stripes.
Source: Spink: 154

Maker

Royal Mint, UK

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Bronze/Metal, 1 - Medal
Grosgrain ribbon, 2 - Ribbon

Measurements

Diameter (mm): 43mm (1/8ft)
Width: 32mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Wartime Shipping/[Conflict & Protest]

Subject and Association Keywords

Wartime Shipping/[Conflict & Protest]

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Speary

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

1994.153.9

Copyright Licence  

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