WW1 Medal Pair (British War/Victory Medal) L.G. Lane Duke Of Cornwall Light Inf.

~ WW1 Medal Pair L.G. Lane, Duke Of Cornwall Light Inf. ~
A pair of WW1 medals, the British War medal and the Victory medal. These medals were awarded to a L.G. Lane of the Duke Of Cornwalls Light Infantry.
Both medals are named:-
~ The British War Medal ~
The British War Medal was a campaign medal of the British Empire, for service in World War I.
The medal was approved in 1919, for issue to officers and men of British and Imperial forces who had rendered service between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918. Officers and men of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Dominion and Colonial naval forces (including reserves) were required to have completed 28 days mobilised service – the medal was automatically awarded in the event of death on active service before the completion of this period.
~ The Victory Medal ~
The Victory Medal (also called the Inter-Allied Victory Medal) is a campaign medal. The medal was issued to all those who received the 1914 Star or the 1914-15 Star, and to most of those who were awarded the British War Medal.
~ Dimensions ~
Both medals have a diameter of 1.5 inches (3.75cm).
~ Condition ~
Some minor wear, a small ding on the 9 o'clock position of the Victory medal on the reverse edge.
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