Medal: British War Medal 1939-1945 awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary.; R...

Name/Title

Medal: British War Medal 1939-1945 awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary.

About this object

Campaign medal awarded to Captain Richard Bateman Speary. Description: a cupronickel medal, 36mm diameter, plain straight non-swivelling suspender, with ribbon. Obverse: crowned head of King George VI, surrounded by the legend ‘GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OM: REX ET INDIAE: IMP:’ Reverse: A lion standing on a dragon with two heads, above are the dates 1939 and 1945. Ribbon: grosgrain, 32mm wide, dark green with red, blue and white stripes repeated in reverse.
Source: Spink: 163

Maker

Royal Mint, UK

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Cupronickel, 1 - Medal
Grosgrain ribbon, 2 - Ribbon

Measurements

Diameter (mm): 36mm (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

1994.153.13

Copyright Licence  

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