This medal was awarded to all members of the armed forces, 1914-18, in recognition of their arduous services in bringing the war to a successful conclusion. This reproduction British War Medal is made from lead-free pewter. It is supplied on a blue, black, white and gold ribbon. The medal is attached to a card with an image of British troops ready to charge 'over the top' on the front and historical information about the Battle of the Somme on the reverse. An interesting World War One educational resource for students, likewise, a nostalgic WWI gift for enthusiasts.