Badge of an Officer of the Order of the Medjidie (?)
Badge design: seven-pointed (multi-rayed) star in gold, silver and enamel (H 75mm x W 57.5mm). In the star's circular centrepiece is the cypher of the Sultan of Turkey enclosed by a band of crimson enamel bearing a Turkish inscription, in inlaid gold characters, on four small scrolls. The whole centred upon the chipped silver seven-pointed star the rays of which are grouped in fives. Between each group a small crescent enclosing a five-pointed star. The badge is surmounted by a hinged crescent enclosing a five-pointed star, both in gold and crimson enamel.
Reverse design: (in centrepiece) crescent, enclosing Turkish script. The script is surmounted by a small five-pointed star, the whole design being in silver and remainder of reverse plain.
Suspender: circular ring (attached to badge via integral ring on hinged crimson enamel crescent).
Ribbon: watered red with a narrow green stripe (2.5mm wide) at either edge.
(Component parts: badge, ribbon and rosette)
Badge of an Officer of the Order of the Medjidie awarded to Lieutenat-Colonel Charles Pierce Joyce (1878-1965), Connaught Rangers (attached to the Egyptian Army 1907-1917) and subsequently the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, for services rendered during the and immediately after the First World War.