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Defence Medal World War 2 Miniature

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Miniature £13.00 (Inc. Vat)

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Defence Medal World War 2 Miniature

Date: 1945.

Campaign: Second World War 1939-45.

Branch of Service: British and Commonwealth forces.

Ribbon: Two broad stripes of green (this green and pleasant land) superimposed by narrow stripes of black (the black-out), with a wide stripe of orange (fire-bombing) in the centre.

Description: (Obverse) the uncrowned effigy of King George VI; (reverse) two lions flanking an oak sapling crowned with the dates at the sides and wavy lines representing the sea below. The words THE DEFENCE MEDAL appear in the exergue.

Nil

King’s Commendation For Brave Conduct (single bronze oakleaf)

Cannot be engraved

Additional information

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Awarded to service personnel for three years’ service at home, one year's service in a non-operational area (e.g. India) or six months’ service overseas in territories subjected to air attack or otherwise closely threatened. Personnel of Anti-Aircraft Command, RAF ground crews, Dominion forces stationed in the UK, the Home Guard, Civil Defence, National Fire Service and many other civilian units qualified for the medal. The medal was generally issued unnamed in cupro-nickel, but the Canadian version was struck in silver.

1 review for Defence Medal World War 2 Miniature

  1. Tony Baker

    I recently bought 4 WW2 medals for my daughter as a memento of her granddad, I’m very pleased with the product, thank you very much.

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