The reverse shows St. George on horseback
slaying the Dragon with the legend THE GEORGE
MEDAL around the top edge of the medal. (modelled
by George Kruger Gray, after the bookplate by
Stephen Gooden for the Royal Library, Windsor).
The circular silver medal is 1.42 inches in
A single-toe scroll claw at the top of the
medal has a hollow ball through which a larger
silver ring passes.
The crimson ribbon is 1.25 inches wide, with
five equally spaced thin blue stripes.
Names are engraved in Roman capital letters
(usually with serifs). Servicemen normally have
their first name and surname in full (plus rank
and regiment or corps), while civilians have only
the surname and initials.
The George Medal was established on 24