1914 Guildhall Banquet Queen Alexandra’s Medal - On Ribbon

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Queen Alexandra’s Medal to Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Children 1914.

Bronze, unnamed, complete with integral top brooch bar.


This medal was given to the approximately 1,300 children, all between the ages of 8 and 13, and selected by the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Families’ Association, who were the guests of the Lord Mayor of London at a banquet at the Guildhall on 28 December 1914. The children, all of whose fathers were serving in the fleet or on the Western Front, were additionally given sweets and toys by their esteemed hosts. A number of Pensioners from the Royal Military Hospital at Chelsea also received medals.