This medal was presented to Harvard Junior Samuel Elliott Nash ’16 following their 1915 Northern Division Championship season. Nash was 3rd Attack for the 1915 squad who had a season record of 5-3 with wins against the Mount Washington Athletic Club (3-2), Stevens (13-1), Hobart (8-2), Cornell (4-2) and Yale (8-4). Losses were to Boston Lacrosse Club (9-4), Crescent Lacrosse Club (4-2), and Johns Hopkins (8-1). Nash briefly taught at the Millbrook School in Concord until he enlisted in the U.S. Army and assigned to Company B, 301st Infantry, 76th Division. In May of 1918, Nash was promoted to Sergeant and transferred to the 301st Infantry Band. A year later was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and appointed bandleader until his discharge in July 1919. No other information could be found. No maker marks found appears to be gold plate over brass or copper.
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