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WWI Medal of French Gratitude Silver Civilian Medal
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First design of the medal, and the silver level of the award. The medal was created to express gratitude by the French government to all those who, without legal or military obligation, had come to the aid of the injured, disabled, refugees, or who had performed an act of exceptional dedication in the presence of the enemy during the First World War. The medal has an uncleaned patina and is on a length of original ribbon with attachment prongs.