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#1 Fred Borgmann

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 09:44 PM

Markdale, Ont. Canada WWI Service medal named to Corp. A. H. Noble. This is a 10k gold medal of four piece construction consisting of  a crowned city coat of arms and a curved ribbon with “CANADA” mounted on a beaver top cross which, in turn, is mounted on a maple leaf wreath.  The reverse of the cross part is inscribed “PRESENTED TO CPL A. H. NOBLE BY THE CITIZENS OF MARKDALE FOR GALLANT SERVICES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18”.  The man’s name and city name are engraved.  The medal is 40.5 x 46.3mm in size and weighs 13.12 grams.

 

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#2 teamski

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:22 AM

Neat! I have never seen one of those before.

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#3 Fred Borgmann

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:30 AM

Thanks Ski, there are a lot of local issue Canadian "Welcome Home" medals as they call them.  Most are gold and unlike the similar medals issued in the USA , gold does not imply next of kin in Canada.




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