"War of Independence Bronze Medal"
1921 - 1971
Commonly referred as the 'Black and Tan' medal, which is representative of the colour of the ribbon attached to the medal. This medal represents those involved in active service which is signified by the bar which attaches the medal to the ribbon with the word 'CORMAC' on it, meaning 'combat' - between two Celtic triquetra. Medal belonged to Jack Meehan, Enniskillen, who was interned on the Argenta Prison Ship.
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