1916 Medal

IRL001  An Bonn 1916

  • Medal instituted on 24 January 1941.
  • Medal awarded to persons in possession of military service certificates for service rendered during Easter Week, 1916; to persons who did not apply for such certificates, but who can produce evidence to show that if they did they would have been entitled to a certificate; to the next-of-kin of those persons who have since died and who had such certificates, or would have had them if they had applied for them.
  • Easter Rising — was an armed insurrection staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916.