Belgium WW1 Medaille de la Reine Elisabeth (Queen Elisabeth Medal)
Original WW1 era Belgium Medaille de la Reine Elisabeth or Queen Elisabeth Medal. Awarded to Belgians or foreigners who, during the war, have devoted to the works of war, and more specifically through their actions by providing care for sick or injured for at least one year before September 10, 1919. This bronze medal, was created on September 15, 1915, was finalized on May 14, 1919. In the event of an award for merit in a hospital, the medal was wearing a red circle in the open below the ribbon. The obverse shows the effigy of Queen Elizabeth surrounded by the words "ELISABETH QUEEN OF BELGIUM". At the obverse there is a nurse holding a small oil lamp at the bottom with the dates "1914 - 1918" and, while surrounded Latin text: "HONORE AND PRO PATRIA CARITATE" (For the Fatherland, Honor and Charity ). The ribbon is gray with pink stripes at the edges.