Object details

Category
Private papers
Related period
First World War (content), Second World War (content), 1945-1989 (content)
Dimensions

whole: 1 file

Catalogue number
Documents.10393

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cross patté (described in the Royal Warrant as a 'Maltese cross of bronze') having at its centre a crown surmounted by 'lion gardant'; beneath the crown an ornamentally draped scroll bearing the motto: 'FOR VALOUR'. Raised borders outline the shape of the cross. The plain reverse bears a central circle (with raised edge) to enclose the date of the act of gallantry. The suspension bar comprises a straight laurelled bar with integral 'V' lug
© IWM (OMD 2406)
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