medal; "Aviation Medal of Merit"

Description
Aviation Medal of Merit awarded by the Aero Club of America. The obverse shows the globe of the earth surrounded by clouds with an eagle souring high above them. Dark red ribbon. In a wooden display box with perspex top.
Awarded posthumously to James Fitz Morris and received, through the British Air Ministry, by his parents in April 1920.
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Signature & date
stamping:medal:"AERO CLUB/ OF/ AMERICA"
stamping:badge:"Aviation Medal/ of/ Merit"
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Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 8.2cm (L 3 1/4")
Documentation
James Fitz Morris: Polmont's First World War Fighter Ace; Geoff Bailey; Falkirk Museums Callendar House Callendar Park, Falkirk; Archaeologist; active 1984-2017; 2004; Calatria
Accession number
2007-015-002

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