Medal commemorating General Lord Kitchener, 1916

Medal commemorating General Lord Kitchener, 1916. Obverse: Bust of General Horatio Herbert Kitchener (1850-1916), face three-quarter left, in uniform, battleships in distance (left and right), troops marching below. Legend: 'KITCHENER'. Reverse: Port-bow view of a battleship engaging another on fire at close quarters, others in distance in action. Kitchener died on 5 June 1916 in the loss of HMS Hampshire, sunk by a German mine off the Orkneys.

Object Details

ID: MEC2337
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Medal
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Huguenin, H.
Places: Switzerland
Events: World War I, 1914-1918
Date made: 1916
People: Kitchener, Horatio Herbert; Huguenin, H.
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 41 mm

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