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Catalog Number 00.17.2
Object Name Red Cross Medal
Description Circular, Red Cross, medal of etal, suspended from a red and white ribbon. Medal is dark gray color. Obverse of medal has enamel red cross at top and small shield in relief at bottom. Leaf design in relief on obverse and Serbian script below red enamel cross. Reverse-relief image of woman pouring water from pitcher into wounded soldier's mouth. Numerals / 1389 / below image. Ribbon is folded into diamond shape, is silk faille, having narrow red outer stripes, with a wide white center. Medal is joined to it with a jump ring. Verso of ribbon has a brass hook at top point and a brass eye tacked to bottom
People Smith, Molly B.
Women's Overseas Service League
Subjects WWI
American Red Cross
Foreign Service
Search Terms World War I, Battle of Kosovo, Serbia, American Red Cross, Molly B. Smith, Women's Overseas Service League
Other Name Foreign Service medal
Provenance Belonged to Molly B. Smith, American Red Cross nurse in WWi. Given to Mae Morse and be her to Mildred Parsons for the Women's Overseas Service League, Tucson Unit, in May 1956.

Medal commemmorates Battleof Kosovo.