Mercantile marine war medal and ribbon, 1914-18 (Lusitania victim John Henry Hayes)

MMM.1999.81.2

About this object

Medal and ribbon in original packaging. Awarded posthumously to John Henry Hayes, Junior 5th Engineer who died when Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk .

Object specifics

  • Title
    Mercantile marine war medal and ribbon, 1914-18 (Lusitania victim John Henry Hayes)
  • Accession no.
    MMM.1999.81.2
  • Type
    Medal
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    1922
  • Materials
    Bronze; Textile; Paper
  • Location
    Merseyside Maritime Museum, First Floor, Lusitania: Life, Loss, Legacy
  • Measurements
    170 x 35 mm
  • Related people
    Carole Mrs Brown ()
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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