This blog is a companion to the Database of Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ottoman War medal

This Ottoman War medal was awarded for bravery or merit in action from 1915.  Ern Warry brought this home from Egypt.  They were often taken from Turkish prisoners or dead bodies for souvenirs.  It is not known how Ern came by this souvenir.  Courtesy of Jenny Coates.

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