Armistice Day bronze memorial medal issued by Great Britain in 1928. The artist was Charles Leighfield Doman and the medal features Britannia supporting a warrior.
According to David Pickup's article in the Medal, no 48, 2006, 'it was suggested that Doman's design should be incorporated into the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia'.
Britannia supporting a warrior. His wrist chains are broken, and he holds a wreath in memory of fallen heroes; in the background, a sunrise; Britannia holds a sword horizontally pointing the way. Artists initials C.L.D. above the ground line on the right.
Cenotaph in centre, with 3 furled flags on poles. Around, THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. Below, NOVEMBER 11TH. / MCMXVIII.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE NOVEMBER 11TH. MCMXV111 C.L.D.
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter)
[Book] Pickup, David. 2006. The Medals of Charles Leighfield Doman., "The Medal" No. 48/2006, 33-38 Pages