Badge of a Chevalier de L'Ordre de Leopold & Knight of the Order of Leopold
the badge is a white enamelled (slightly chipped) Maltese Cross in silver with green laurel leaves in between the arms of the cross, pendant upon a royal crown. The obverse medallion bears the Belgian Lion in gold on a black circular background surrounded by the legend "L'Union fait la Force" (Unity makes strong) in French in gold on a red circular band. The reverse bears the face to face cypher 'LRI" for Leopold Rex. The order is attached to the purple ribbon by a suspender ring.
Awarded to Baroness Elsie de T'Serclaes (formerly Mrs Elsie Knocker), one of the two 'Women of Pervyse'
Association - related items: one of a group of 12 medals, OMD 3242-3253. See also medals awarded to Miss Mairi Chisolm, OMD 2623-2629