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  • Other Name

    War Medal 1939-45, WW2 (descriptive name)

    Gordon Collins (associated name)

  • Description

    War Medal 1939-45, WW2

    Awarded to Gordon Collins

    cupronickel circular 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: 32mm wide grosgrain ribbon, colours of red, blue and white, repeated in reverse and separated by a thin red band

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    15 Aug 2001
  • Other Id

    Spink: 163 (Spink 1988)

  • Department
  • Display Room
War Medal 1939-45 2001.25.172

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