Medal, Military
1945 Approximate
World War II Navy Good Conduct Medal. Material: metal, textile. Size: 1 1/8" diameter medal attached to a 1 1/4" L. ribbon. Description: circular bronze disc with a raised anchor and anchor chain circling a depiction of the U.S.S. Constitution and the words, “Constitution, U.S. Navy”; the reverse side of the medal has the raised inscription, “Fidelity, Zeal, Obedience" around the border with space provided in the center to stamp the recipient’s name; red grosgrain ribbon attached to a round link suspender.
Awarded to Robert M. Connors of Waseca, Minnesota. The medal is suspended from a plain bronze suspender and is worn after the Prisoner of War Medal and before the Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal. The ribbon of the Navy Good Conduct Medal is maroon. Additional awards are denoted by three-sixteenth inch diameter bronze