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Item ID# 2007.040.003
Object Name Medal, Military
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1945
Description A Canadian Volunteer Service Medal. The medal is round and made of silver. On the obverse centre are seven marching figures representing army, air force, navy and nursing service. Around the edge is "1939 CANADA 1945 VOLUNTARY SERVICE VOLONTAIRE". On the reverse is Canada's coat of arms. At the top of the medal is a small ring. Through this ring is another that is part of the medal suspender. The ribbon is grosgrain and has five stripes; green, red, blue, red, green.
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-8.5 Dia-3.2 Cir-10.048 cm
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places Military
Port Elgin
Event Second World War
People Jones, James E.