WW1 BRITISH ROYAL NAVY RESERVE OFFICER’S DECORATION MEDAL RNR CASED
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (George V issue), being silver and silver-gilt oval skeletal badge with loop for ribbon suspension, the suspension ring with lion silver hallmark; the face with the silver-gilt crowned cipher of King and Emperor George V imposed on a silver rope, a reef knot at the base; the reverse plain with maker’s mark ‘SG’ for Sebastian Henry Garrard of Garrard & Co. Ltd. of London and silver hallmark for 1931. Comes with the original forest green mounted ribbon, with solid silver pin back bar. The medal is housed in it's original award case, showing the Garrard & Co. details to centre of interior cream silk. Box has been fixed so the lid does not close.
The Decoration was instituted in 1908 and awarded to commissioned officers of the rank of Sub-Lieutenant and above for 15 years’ service in the Royal Naval Reserve (service in wartime counting double). Recipients were entitled to the post-nominal letters ‘RD’.
|Dimensions||20 × 10 × 15 cm|