Journee Serbe 1916

Scope and Content

Oval metal medal, with a short red, white and blue ribbon, and pin. The medal is of a thin, light white metal, badly tarnished. With a female figure walking, holding a shield and sward, in relief. Medal awarded to Kathleen Courtney by the Serbian Government for her work with the Serbian Relief Fund in Salonika and Bastia during the First World War.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Medal: badly tarnished and oxidising, causing the metal to darken around the edges and bottom and left portions. Slightly bashed and bent. Pin: rusting. Production method: medal: stamped from behind to form relief. Ribbon: woven. Readers must wear gloves to handle this object. THIS NEEDS TO BE REBOXED [2006]