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OBE Military: CM.170-1992

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OBE Military


Ruler: George V (1910-1936)
Goldsmith: Garrard & Co.




The Military Division of the created in 1918 and awards were made to commissioned officers and warrant officers in respect of distinguished service. The ribbon is purple with a single thin red stripe down the centre.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-06-08) by Tillyard, Stephen


1919 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 49 mm Diameter 58 mm Weight 25.95 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Badge is in form of a cross patonce with a centre circle. Britannia sits in the centre.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.170-1992
Primary reference Number: 226939
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Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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