Military Cross Medal

Production date
12 Sep 1916
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Object detail

Description
Ornamental silver cross with straight arms terminating in broad finials, suspended from plain suspension bar. Obverse decorated with imperial crowns, with the Royal Cypher in centre.

Engraved on back is ' Capt Hubert S Harley - Battle of the Somme Sept 21st 1916.'

The ribbon consists of three equal vertical moire stripes of white, purple, and white.

This Military Cross medal is in the original padded case. Interior - base is cream padded velvet. Top is slightly padded off white sateen. The shape of the medal is cut out of the bottom. Exterior is purple paper that has a rippled effect. Top of the case has a gold outline with a Kings crown in gold in the centre.
Production date
12 Sep 1916
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Fabric, paper, silver
Measurements
A = 125mm Long. B =90mm Long
Accession number
05/0118
System ID
1566
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 1566

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