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Hungary. Medal of the World War 1914-1918, for non-combatants (!)

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~62.60 USD

Magyar Háborús Emlékérem, Pro Deo et Patria 1914-1918

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Magyar Háborús Emlékérem 1914-1918 – Hungarian Commemorative Medal to World War 1914-1918

Medal instituted 1929 by Regent Miklos Horthy for the participants in World War I. Due to inscription on the back called also Pro Deo et Patria (For God and Fatherland).

Scarce version without swords and helmet, for non-combatants. Awarded for the care of the wounded and war aid, as well as work in the interests of prisoners of war, orphans and widows. Also to non-military people who supported the war system and the army, such as postal workers, railways, shipping and war industry workers.

Silvered bronze, very nice condition with nice patina. On the original non-combatants ribbon.