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Group 2: LW.0360

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Group 2

Maker(s)

Ruler: George V (1910-36) (Inferred)
Mint: London (Inferred)

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Description

Group 2: 1914-15 Star, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Victoria Cross

The circumstances of award and the history of the individual medals are discussed in their own entries, q.v.
The group is mounted on a brass bar slid between the ribbons, with a pin at the back across all three ribbons to hold them in place.
As the individual histories make clear, these were the medals of Sergeant Edward J. Mott, of the 1st Battalion Border Regiment. Lester Watson purchased the group from the London dealers Baldwin at some point before 1928.

Notes

History note: Gift of L. Hoyt Watson; ex Lester Watson Collection, bt Baldwin before 1928

Legal notes

Given by Lester Watson through Cambridge in America, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 116 mm
Weight: 95.78 g

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009) by Watson, Lester

Dating

1915 CE - 1917 CE

Techniques used in production

Struck

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: LW.0360
Primary reference Number: 141574
Watson Catalogue: Group 2
Ordering: M-0363
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 January 2024 Last processed: Monday 15 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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