This is one photograph from a collection of photographs of British Military Medals. This is a photograph of the Military Cross which is a military decoration awarded to commissioned and warrant officers (normally captain or below) for distinguished and meritorious service in battle. The award was instituted on 28 December 1914 as a means of formally recognising the courage of junior officers during wartime.
This is part of a collection of photographs of Scottish and British Military related images. The site contains a variety of army pictures over a varied time period from the early wars of independence to the second world war. It includes pictures of Scottish regimental uniforms, captured weapons and uniforms and also military machine pictures made or used in Scotland