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Defence Medal, 1939-45: CM.7102-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: George VI (1936-52)
Ruler: GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP. (With the title of)
Artist: Paget, T. H.
Artist: Parker, H. Wilson




History note: Ex coll. Hugh Kenneth Lapage, to whom awarded 1946.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 82 mm
Image(width): 37 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by Surr, Gillian, Mrs


1946 - 1952


Third of a group of 16

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.7102-2007
Primary reference Number: 167480
British Battles and Medals (7): 140
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 May 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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