Gulf Medal Full Size
Campaign: Kuwait and Saudi Arabia 1990-91.
Branch of Service: British forces.
Ribbon: Sand-coloured broad central stripe flanked by narrow stripes of dark blue, red and light blue (left) or light blue, red and dark blue (right) representing the sands of the desert and the three armed services.
Original Metal: Cupro-nickel.
Description: (Obverse) crowned profile of Queen Elizabeth II; (reverse) an eagle and automatic rifle superimposed on an anchor, symbolising the three armed services. The dates of the Gulf War appear at the foot.
- 2 Aug 1990
- 16 Jan-28 Feb 1991
- A silver rosette is worn on the ribbon alone.
- Mention in Despatches (MiD) single bronze oak leaf
- Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct (QCBC) single bronze oak leaf
- Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air (QCVSA) single bronze oak leaf