This reproduction Military Cross medal is made from silver plated lead-free pewter. It is supplied on a purple and white ribbon attached to a card with an image of a FE 2b being shot down during the Battle of Arras on the front and historical information on the reverse.
Originally awarded to captains, lieutenants and warrant officers of the army, it was subsequently extended to include equivalent ranks of the RAF when performing acts of bravery on the ground.
Please note these high quality replica medals are not the actual size of the original medals awarded and are approximately 2cms in diameter.
The manufacturer of this item makes a donation from its sale to The Veteran Charities Consortium. The proceeds from this item made by The National Archives go towards supporting the work of The National Archives in preserving the nation’s history including the preservation of military records.