The Military Medal: Awarded to Warrant Officers, non-commissioned officers and men for individual or associated acts of bravery on the recommendation of a Commander-in-Chief in the field. The silver, laurelled bar is awarded for a subsequent act or acts of bravery and devotion under fire. It is a circular, silver medal, 1.42 inches in diameter.
The obverse shows King George V: A bareheaded effigy, in Field Marshal’s uniform, facing left, and the legend: GEORGEIVS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Issues are also available.
The reverse shows FOR BRAVERY IN THE FIELD in four lines, encircled by a laurel wreath and surmounted by the Royal Cypher and Imperial Crown. An ornate scroll suspender is attached to the medal with a single-toe claw. The riband is dark blue, 1.25 inches wide, with five equal centre stripes of white, red, white, red, and white (0.125″ each). Postnominals are MM.