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Croix de Guerre: CM.163-1994

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Croix de Guerre


Ruler: Raymond Poincaré (1913-1920)




Awarded to those who distinquished themselves by acts of heroesism. This medal was issued to French and Allied soldiers alike.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-07-18) by Druce, Mary Grace. Mrs


1918 -

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 38 mm Diameter 38 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A cross with swords crossed behind. The centre circle shows the profile of Marriane surrounded by the inscription.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: 1914-1918
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.163-1994
Primary reference Number: 226953
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Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Thursday 1 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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