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Victory Medal 1914-18

MED2433
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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 MED2433
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Obverse: Winged Victory standing (F), a palm branch in her right hand, her left arm outstretched. Reverse: Within a laurel garland, Inscription: "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION. 1914-1919". Inscription on edge: "ADML.SIR F.C.D.STURDEE R.N.". Fitted with a ring and watered silk ribbon of rainbow hues. Mounted on a bar with six others.
Date made 1919

Artist/Maker McMillan, William
Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials organic: silk, watered [ribbon]; metal: bronze
Measurements 36 mm
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  • Victory Medal 1914-18 (MED2433)
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