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British War Medal 1914-18
|Description||Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F. Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Obverse: Head of King George V (L). Legend: 'GEORGIVS V BRITT:OMN:REX ET IND:IMP:' Reverse: A Knight on horseback (R) a short sword in his right hand, trampling on the German shield, skull and cross-bones. Legend: "1914-18". Inscription on edge: 'ADML. SIR.F.D.C. STURDEE. R.N.' Fitted with a bar and orange watered silk ribbon edged with blue, black and white stripes. Mounted on a bar with six others.|
|Artist/Maker||Mackennal, Edgar Bertram
|Credit||On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection|
|Materials||metal: silver; organic: silk, watered [ribbon]|
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