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1914-15 Star awarded to Captain A M C McReady Diarmid, 17th (Service) Battalion, 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 rank, name and unit. The medal ribbon has red white and blue watered and shadowed stripes.

Allastair Malcom Cluny McReady-Diarmid was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously for his actions in the Moeuvres Sector on the Western Front, on 30 November and 1 December 1917. His name appears on the Cambrai Memorial at Louveral.

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

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1992-07-2-2

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=1992-07-2-2