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Item:2539666735601914 - 15 Star WW1 Campaign Medal For British and Imperial Forces New Repro BRAND NEW! Full Size Nice quality Medal The 1914–15 Star is a campaign medal of the British Empire which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces who served in any theatre of the First World War against the Central European Powers during 1914 and 1915. The medal was never awarded singly and recipients were also awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal. The medal was initially not going to be awarded to soldiers who served in the Gallipoli Campaign. Those soldiers, mostly New Zealanders and Australians, were to be awarded the Gallipoli Star instead. Total awarded2,366,000 The 1914–15 Star was instituted in December 1918 and was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces who served against the Central European Powers in any theatre of the Great War between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915. The period of eligibility was prior to the introduction of the Military Service Act 1916, which instituted conscription in Britain.No clasp or bar to the medal was approved. Award criteria To be eligible for the award of the medal, a member must have served on the establishment of a unit in a theatre of war during the relevant dates of operations in that theatre. Excluded from eligibility for the medal, were all those who had already qualified for the award of the 1914 Star, those who qualified for the award of the Africa General Service Medal and those who qualified for the award of the Khedive's Sudan Medal of 1910. Also initially excluded were those who were eligible for the proposed Gallipoli Star, which was to have been awarded almost exclusively to New Zealanders and Australians in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who served in the Gallipoli Campaign from 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. Following protests by British parliamentarians and news media, the Gallipoli Star was never awarded and the ANZAC veterans were made eligible for the 1914–15 Star instead. Anyone interested in history will love this amazing piece of art! It is ideal to wear instead of Your issue Medal or for Displaying on uniforms and collections It is excellent gift for anyone who loves WW1/WW2 era or for collectors Please take a look at our other Military items & Medals Listed in our Shop! Shipping within 1 working day! Please contact our Customer Service if you need any helpIf you are satisfied with the transaction then would you kindly leave a positive feedback rating along with 5 star Detailed Seller Ratings. If you are not happy with the item or the service then please contact us before you leave bad feedback so that we maytry to resolve any issues or concerns you have experiencedCondition:New, Conflict:World War I (1914-1918), Clothing Type:Jackets, Service:Special Forces, Country/ Organization:Great Britain, Era:1914-1945
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1914-15 Star / Mons Star WW1 Medal For British and Imperial Forces NEW Repro