World War I Service Medal Awarded by Wayne County, West Virginia A&M.4486

World War I Service Medal Awarded by Wayne County, West Virginia A&M.4486


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West Virginia and Regional History Center

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P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu

Laureen Wilson

Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.4486
Title
World War I Service Medal Awarded by Wayne County, West Virginiaca. 1920
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4610
Quantity
.1 Linear Feet 1 in. (small artifact box)
Creator
Wayne County.
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

A&M 4486, World War I Service Medal Awarded by Wayne County, West Virginia, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Content Description

A medal awarded for service in World War I by Wayne County, West Virginia. The medal is circular in shape and bronze or gold in color with a dark blue ribbon. The front face of the medal depicts the bust of a man in Revolutionary War-era military dress. The man depicted may be the Marquis De La Fayette, based on his tricorn hat with a cockade and the association of La Fayette and the United States involvement in WWI. The reverse of the artifact reads "Presented by Wayne Co., W.Va. for service in the World War 1917-8".

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • World War, 1914-1918