An Yser Cross. The bronze cross features a male figure barring the way with a lance on the obverse. "17 - 31 / OCT / 1914" is also marked on this side. The reverse shows a Belgian lion, wounded in the flank, on the banks of the Yser. " YSER " is marked underneath the lion. A small integral circular suspension medallion is infilled with green enamel at the top. It bears the obverse inscription "YSER" and a crown and "A" on the reverse. The cross is attached to a black ribbon with a red central stripe. Remnants of green enamel are also evident spread over other parts of the surface.
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