- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1918/01/31
- Latest 1920/12/31
- Inscription (obverse/avers): HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR HERBERT SPANNER; E.C.P.; 45 (reverse/verso): W
- Materials Bronze
- Rank Captain
- Service Component Royal Flying Corps
- Person / Institution Subject, Spanner, Captain Herbert
- Measurements Thickness 0.5 cm, Outside Diameter 12.0 cm
- Caption Medals Project- Spanner, Herbert
Herbert Spanner was born in Muskoka, Ontario, on 30 May 1893.
Spanner served as a pilot in the 27th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. He was killed by anti-aircraft fire on 28 December 1916, while flying over the Somme.
Herbert Spanner is buried in Ervillers Military Cemetery, in France.