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Item ID# 2007.040.001
Object Name Medal, Military
Date August 1941
Description A Memorial cross made of sterling silver. Each end of the cross is concave. At the top end there is a crown; on the other three ends there is a maple leaf. In the centre are the letters "G" and "R" superimposed over the other. Behind the cross is a laurel.
On the reverse of the cross is "A 47084 - A/L/Bdr J.E. Jones"
Also on the reverse below the text is the maker's mark. At the top of the cross there is a ring. Through the ring is a metal loop through which a purple satin ribbon runs. Ribbon has been cut.
Provenance Medal was awarded to Lance Bombadier James Edward Jones who served with the 98th Tank Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery. In 1941 Jones was killed in a training camp accident in Petawawa, Ontario.
Dimensions W-3 L-15.3 cm
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places Military
Port Elgin
Event Second World War
People Jones, James E.