The medal is a four-pointed star, ensigned with a crown. Height is 24mm (31mm with the ring suspension included) and width is 19mm. The medal and suspension assembly is in one piece.
The obverse has two crossed swords) with the blades facing upwards, the points and grips of the swords form what appear to be four additional points to the star. The swords are overlaid by a wreath of oak leaves, with the Royal Cypher of King George V and at the base of the wreath an overlaying central scroll inscribed “”1914–15″”.
The reverse is plain
The ribbon is 16mm in width and has the red, white and blue colours of the flag of the United Kingdom in shaded and watered bands.
This is an unmounted medal which is supplied along with 14cm of loose ribbon in a plastic case. If you require this medal to be mounted ready to wear please visit our Medal Mounting Page.”