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1914-15 Star

MED2431
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Orders and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Sturdee, Frederick Charles Doveton
EventsWorld War I, 1914-1918

Object details:

Object ID MED2431
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). A uniface star of four points, the upper covered by a crown, with two crossed swords entwined by a short scroll. Inscription: '1914-15.' An oak garland superimposed upon the whole. Inscription: 'G'. with a 'V' within it. Inscription Reverse: 'VICE-ADM SIR F.C.D.STURDEE K.C.B., C.V.O., C.M.G.' Fitted with a ring and red, white and blue watered-silk ribbon. Mounted on a bar with six others.
Date made ca.1918

Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials organic: silk, watered [ribbon]; metal: bronze
Measurements 44 mm
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  • 1914-15 Star (MED2431)
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