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Reference Name LCNGR : 2009.14.4

Red cross badge from First World War, belonging to Catherine Stow. Gold coloured metal bar with cream ribbon and gold circular pendant. In presentation box titled 'British Red Cross Society For War Service 1914-1918. Box has red edge, and red cross in centre of a wreath. Issued in 1920, this medal was awareded to members of the British Red Cross who served in the UK between 4 August 1914 and 31 December 1918 and were therefore not eligible for British Military medals. Those who were eligible had to undertake at least 1,000 hours of unpaid service, or be ambulance drivers and bearers who gave 500 hours unpaid service. No diploma was issued with the medal and it was not an official decoration. Between 41,000 and 42,000 were awarded.

Physical Dimensions:

  • medal length: 85mm
  • box length: 92mm

Material: metal & textile

Condition: good

Quantity: 2

Completeness: complete

Period: 20th Century


The Red Cross


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