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Item PH19944 - Myra Wood's Medals

Myra Wood's Medals - back Myra Wood's Victory Medal Myra Wood's Victory Medal...

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Myra Wood's Medals


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Artifact - Medal (3)

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Marguerite Roberts

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A few of the medals received by Myra Wood for military service in World War I as a nursing sister, serving in Greece, England and Malta. Myra Wood's medals, which she earned serving as a nursing sister in the First World War. The first medal is the British War Medal, given to all who served in the First World War or in Russia from 1919-1920. The second medal is the Victory Medal, which was issued with the first. The third medal is the 1914-1915 Star, awarded to those who served between August 5, 1914 and December 31, 1915.

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The rainbow ribbon is meant to be on the second (Victory) medal; the red, blue and white is meant to be on the third (1914-15 Star) medal; the orange, blue and white is meant to be on the first (British) medal

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