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Medal, Commemorative

Description

Distinguished Service Medal presented to Thomas Edward Hambleton by the United States Army for his service in World War I. The medal features the Great Seal of the United States; an emblem with an eagle behind a shield, clutching an olive branch in one talon and arrows in the other. The inscription on the medal reads: "FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MCMXVIII."

Creator

unknown

Date

1918

Materials

Bronze, silk

Dimensions

3 H x 1 1/2 W x 1/4 D inches

Resource ID

11237

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. T. Edward Hambleton

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.