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Victory Medal

This medal was awarded to those who served on the establishment of a unit in a theatre of war. A member Mentioned In Despatches for service during World War I wears a bronze oak leaf on the ribbon.
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British War Medal 1914-18

This silver plated medal was awarded to those who entered a theatre of war on duty, or who left places of residence and rendered approved overseas service between 5 Aug 1914 and 11 Nov 1918.
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1914-15 Star

Awarded for service on the establishment of a ship or unit in a theatre of war. A combination of the 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and Victory Medal is often called a "trio", or "Pip, Squeak and Wilfred".
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Urrys on WW1 Memorial in Newport, Isle of Wight picture