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Item ID# 2007.040.002
Object Name Medal, Military
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1945
Description A 1939-1945 War Medal. The medal is round and made of silver. On the obverse centre is King George VI. Around the outer edge is GEORGIUS VID : BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP". On the reverse is a lion standing over top of a two-headed dragon. One head of the dragon is an eagle, while the other is a dragon. Atop the lion is "1939 1945"
The ribbon bar is attached to the medal by a toe-clawed suspender. The ribbon is grosgrain and consists of seven stripes; red, blue, white, red, white, blue, red.
Provenance Medal was awarded to Lance Bombadier James Edward Jones who served with the 98th Tank Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery.
Jones was killed in a training camp accident in Petawawa, Ontario.
Dimensions L-10.1 Dia-3.2 Cir-10.048 cm
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places 98th Bruce Anti-Tank Battery
Port Elgin
Event Second World War
People Jones, James E.