medal, ribbon (reinforced with cardboard) and brooch bar. Medal is in its cardboard box of issue.
MODEL, SECONDARY & (SEE) OMD 212.
Obverse design: Queen Elizabeth II, head, laureate - remainder of design as MODEL.
Obverse text: "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FID : DEF :".
Reverse text: "1918" & "FOR COVRAGE".
Specimen example of a Queen Elizabeth II issue DFM; obverse design (Royal effigy) by M G Gillick, note the the initials "MG" at the base of head. The date '1918' (the year the medal was instituted) was added to the reverse design in 1938.