Mercantile Marine War Medal Miniature
Mercantile Marine War Medal Miniature was issued as a World War 1 campaign medal to sailors in the Merchant Navy who sailed through a war or danger zone.
Campaign: First World War 1914–18.
Branch of Service: Mercantile Marine.
Ribbon: Green and red with a central white stripe, symbolising port and starboard steaming lights.
Description: (Obverse) Mackennal profile of King George V; (reverse) a steamship ploughing through an angry sea, with a sinking submarine and a sailing vessel in the background, the whole
enclosed in a laurel wreath.