First World War Medals … The Joy of Research.

Two First World War Medals with a story to tell

There are millions of First World War medals, there would be, millions took part and they all got at least one medal. For the collector and historian this abundance of supply makes for endless opportunities for research. With the ever growing access to archives this not only gets easier but becomes more and more rewarding.

To illustrate the stories that can so readily be uncovered by the most unassuming medals this post will tell the history that lies behind two medals that I recently purchased.… Read the rest