British Campaign Medals of the First World War (WW1)
The Front of the 1914 Star Medal (Pip) Awarded to my great grandfather for serving in France or Belgium between 5 Aug 1914 to 22 Nov 1914. Recipients were responsible for assisting the French to hold back the German army and also for their part in the first 16 weeks of the Great War.
Commandos Marine are the Special Operation Forces (SOF) of the French Navy. The Commandos Marine are nicknamed Bérets Verts (Green Berets). They operate under the Naval Riflemen and Special Operations Forces Command (FORFUSCO) and form part of the French Special Operations Command. Commandos Marine