Examples of Naming

Whilst the 1914 Star and 1914-15 Star are named on the plain reverse of the medal, the British War Medal and Victory Medal are named around the edge, and must be viewed from the side as illustrated above.
Victory Medal (top) Regimental Number: 8435
Rank: Corporal (abbreviated to CPL)
Name: A Giddins
Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers (abbreviated to LAN FUS)
British War Medal (bottom) Regimental Number: 2762
Rank: Private (abbreviated to PTE)
Name: A McQueen
Regiment: 1st Lovat's Scouts Yeomanry (abbreviated to 1-LOVAT'S SCTS)

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