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1914-15 Star awarded to Second Lieutenant Rupert Price Hallowes VC, MC, 4th Battalion The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)

Bronze four-pointed star surmounted by a crown, with two crossed swords beneath a scroll bearing the medal's year range, '1914-15', within a wreath of oak leaves bearing the royal cypher for King George V, 'G V'. The reverse is unadorned save for the recipient's number, rank, name and unit. The medal ribbon has red white and blue watered and shadowed stripes.

Awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Hooge, Belgium, between 25 and 30 September 1915, Hallowes died of his wounds, aged 34, and is buried at the Bedford House Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery near Zillebeke.

From a medal group including, Victoria Cross, Military Cross, British War Medal 1914-20 and Allied Victory Medal 1914-19.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1992-07-1-3

Acknowledgement

Presented by the Trustees of the Middlesex Regimental Museum

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1992-07-1-3

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