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Collection Edward L. Huff
WVM ID Number V1999.24.92
Object Name Medal
Title Medal, Mexican Service
Date 1914-1918
Event Mexican Border War
Description Army & National Guard Mexican Border Service Medal; bronze disk with yucca plant, mountains in background, top border reads "MEXICAN SERVICE", bottom "1911-1917", reverse has American eagle with spread wings perched on banners and arms, top border reads, "UNITED STAES ARMY" and bottom "FOR SERVICE" above 13 stars, suspended from brass ring on ribbon with dark blue center stripe, flanked by yellow with narrow green stripes on edge. Pin-back.
History Collected by Sgt. Edward Huff, who served during the Vietnam War with the Ordnance Company, Maintenance Battalion, 1st Marine Div.
Place of Origin United States
Material Silk/ Bronze