Naval General Service Medal NGSM 1915-1962 EIIR Full Size
Date: 1915 – 1962
Branch of Service: Royal Navy
Awarded to personnel for particular operations for which no separate campaign medal was awarded.
Clasps are always awarded with this medal. Those available are Malaya, Cyprus, Near East, Arabian Peninsula, Brunei and Canal Zone. More than one clasp can be worn.
This particular medal has Elizabeth II crown, denoting the award was made during her reign. Please see the George VI version for those awarded before 1952.
Date Instituted: 1915.
Campaigns: Naval actions 1915 to 1962.
Branch of Service: Royal Navy.
Ribbon: White with broad crimson edges and two narrow crimson stripes towards the centre.
Original Metal: Silver.
Description: (Obverse) effigy of the reigning monarch (see below). (Reverse) Britannia and two seahorses travelling through the sea.