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Allied Victory Medal 1914-19 awarded to Margaret Selina Caswell, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps

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.

Caswell was among nine women who died in an air-raid at Abbeville in France on 30 May 1918. She had previously served with the Women's Legion before transferring to the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, working as a waitress in an officers' club. This medal was sent to her next of kin.

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NAM. 1998-02-164-1


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National Army Museum, Study Collection

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