Prisoner of War Medal

Item

Title

Prisoner of War Medal

Description

Medal and ribbon [Obverse] of medal dipicts globe, eagle with barb wire in claws on the outer Independent Prisoners of War. [Reverse] of medal depicts a barb wire knuckle with Intrepid Against All Adversity printed on outside. Ribbon is medium red band, large green band, narrow white band with barb wire white line centered on a wide black band. With clasp.

Identifier

006.132.002

Format

Silver, ribbon

Provenance

A commemorative Allied Ex Prisoners of War medal proposed by the National Ex-Prisoners of War Association in the UK for all Ex-Prisoners of War, or their next of kin, whose countries were allies of Britain at the time of their capture irrespective of whether the United Kingdom itself was involved in the conflict or not.

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