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Medal ID help

Harli

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Great grandad was born in 1899 and was a chef in a large Oxford hotel. The hallmark date on the medal is 1898. I’m not sure if the medal may have belonged to his father who was born in 1862 and was a musician and later a steward at one of Oxford colleges. The letters look to be GPC.
 

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It looks like a clasp on the ribbon with three letters on it. If it is a clasp then it means the medal has been awarded a second time. If it is a campaign medal then the clasp would signify the particular battle. If it is not a campaign medal then I have even less idea what it might be.
 

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Hard to tell if CTC or if a bit worn away then one or both the 'Cs' are a 'G' but it has not been of help so far.

A real puzzle.
 

Harli

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Bit of a long shot but another 2x G Grandfather born in 1881 was sent to fight in South Africa in 1899. He was sent back as medically unfit as he developed epilepsy. He did get a medal for that but I don’t know what it would have looked like.
 

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