medal and ribbon
cupro-nickel medal, 36mm diameter. Obverse design: King George VI, head, crowned with legend: 'GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX ET INDIAE IMP:'. Reverse design: lion, facing left, trampling upon a monster having both an eagle's and a serpent's head, the body of a lion and talons and scaled tail of a dragon. The lion's right forepaw rests upon the eagle head. Reverse text: '1939' and '1945'. Ribbon colours: red, white and blue (RED/BLUE/white/red/white/BLUE/RED), both outer red and blue stripes are each 6 mm wide.
Second World War service medal awarded to Charity Bick GM. Miss Bick served in Air Raid Precautions (ARP) and, later, joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (subsequently Women's Royal Air Force) and served until 1962. The citation for her George Medal was published in the London Gazette of 14 February 1941 (see OMD 3826).