The London Mint Office Presents the Battle of Britain Medal at 10 Downing Street

Following the event held at the RAF Club in which Ambassadors and their representatives from amongst the other 15 countries that served alongside the UK in the Battle of Britain. The London Mint Office concluded their final element in a campaign to commemorate 75thanniversary of the Battle of Britain.

On Thursday 10th March, members of the London Mint Office team attended No. 10 Downing Street alongside Phil McDermott of Worcestershire Medal Service, Terry Jervis of Jervis Entertainment Media and Air Commodore David Prowse, Director of Membership at the RAF Association to officially present the United Kingdom with the ‘Many and the Few’ 75th Anniversary Battle of Britain Medal.

Air Commodore David Prowse presented the ‘Many and the Few’ 75th Commemorative Medal to Colonel Nicholas Perry who received the medal on behalf of the Prime Minister, David Cameron.

I am delighted to receive the official Battle of Britain Medal on behalf of the Prime Minister”.

Through discussions around the Battle of Britain campaign it was clear both Colonel Nicholas Perry and Prime Minister David Cameron have a strong passion about the history of WWII and the commemorations around these major historic milestones – 75thAnniversary of Battle of Britain and anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Colonel Perry was particularly interested in discussing the in depth design of the medal with designers Daniel Penney and George Wright.

Colnel Perry felt honoured to be presented with the ‘Many and the Few’ 75th Commemorative Medal which honours a crucial moment in history, the RAF’s finest hour.


Source: London Mint Office