1914-15 Star (Miniature) medal. Part of medal group (Miniatures) for the Boer War and World War I awarded to Rev. Ormonde Winstanley Birch.
It is the third medal from the left. Group includes: Military Medal, Queen's South Africa, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal with mention in dispatched wreath, Edward VII Coronation, George V Dehli Durbar 1911.
The 1914-15 Star was authorised in 1918 to be awarded to those who saw service between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915 (excluding those who were eligible for the 1914 Star) - 2,350,000 were issued.
Bronze four point star medal 'ensigned' by a crown. Ribbon is striped in the three colours of the Empire which are shaded and watered.
Four pointed star with the top point replaced by a crown with attached loop and ribbon, crossed swords project between the points of the star and at the centre, within an oak wreath, a scroll crossing the swords reads '1914-15'; at the base of the wreath is a large 'G' which encloses a 'V' (King George V).
Donation from Mrs O. W. Birch, Apr 1971
Obverse; '1914 - 15 / GV' (King George V).
Type of item
120 mm (Width), 260 mm (Height)
1914-1915 Star medallion and ribbon only.
Star with loop and ribbon