Specimen Distinguished Conduct Medal and Bar

Accession Number RELAWM06315.004
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Award
Physical description Silver
Maker Royal Mint
Place made United Kingdom
Date made Unknown
Conflict Period 1910-1919
Period 1930-1939
Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Specimen Distinguished Conduct Medal and Bar (Geo V)

History / Summary

The Distinguished Conduct Medal was created in 1854 and awarded to non-commissioned officers and other ranks of the Army for distinguished conduct in action in the field. The medal was discontinued in 1993.