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France WW1 Verdun medal 1916 on ne passe pas WWI 1914 1918 Vernier Ball Type Boxed Diploma Warrant Officer Zuaves Infantry


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FRANCE: WW1 Commemorative medal for the battle of Verdun, 
"Vernier type on ball type suspender, "with the clasp "Verdun" in its 
decorative box of issue. 
With its diploma of issue to a Warrant Officer of the 2nd Mixed Reg.
of Zuaves and (Algerian) Skirmishers - a Light Infantry Regiment. 
Note that the Zuaves and the Algerian Skirmishers were among the 
most decorated units of the French Army. 
This is the rarest version of the "Vernier type" of the medal, with ball 
suspender instead of "key ring". The medal was designed by Seraphin 
Emile Vernier, with the name of the medalist engraved on it together 
with the motto "on ne passe pas" (you will not pass), and the date 
"21 Fevrier 1916" on the reverse side.
The Verdun medals were unofficial awards, by the municipality of 
Verdun, to military personnel who participated in the February 1916 
battle of the Verdun fort.
The diplomas to Warrant Officers are rare.


WW1 1914 - 1918

Item 100% original – ribbon, diploma, box original

Condition as on the photos
Payment method: Paypal

Product Code: 03605

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