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Allied Victory Medal 1914-19 awarded to Captain A M C McReady Diarmid VC, 17th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)

Circular, bronze medal designed by William McMillan with a figure of Winged Victory holding a palm branch on the obverse. On the reverse, the inscription, 'The Great War for Civilisation 1914-1919', within a laurel wreath. The medal is suspended from a double rainbow coloured medal ribbon.

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, 1914-15 Star and British War Medal 1914-20.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1992-07-2-4

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=1992-07-2-4