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UN Mission in Liberia UNMIL Miniature

Miniature £9.00 (Inc. Vat)

Description

UN Mission in Liberia UNMIL Miniature.

Date: 2003-

Campaign: United Nations Mission in Liberia. Read more on the Official United Nations Peacekeeping Missions website; UNMIL Official Page.

Branch of Service: UN forces.

Ribbon: Pale blue with a broad central dark blue stripe edged in red and white.

Description: (Obverse) the wreathed globe emblem surmounted by the letters UN; (reverse) inscribed “IN THE SERVICE OF PEACE”.

Nil clasps
  • Mention in Despatches (MiD) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Mention in Despatches (MiD) silver oak leaf (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct (QCBC) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air (QCVSA) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB) silver laurel leaves (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCBA) silver wings (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS) silver oak leaves (post 1994)
Nil engraving

Additional information

INFO

Source – http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/sites/medals/unmil.htm

By its resolution 1509 (2003) of 19 September 2003 , the Security Council established the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) from 19 September 2003.

The UNMIL medal was established on 1 October 2003 . The ribbon bears two outer bands of United Nations blue, representing the UN presence in the Republic of Liberia . Inside the bands of UN blue are two bands of white, which represents the dawn of Peace and Progress. The red and dark blue bands in the centre reflect the main Liberian National Colours, and the Atlantic Ocean Coastline which is the Symbol of Unity throughout the Country. The qualifying service for receipt of the medal is 90 days continuous service with the Mission.

Personnel contributors are: The People's Republic of Bangladesh, the Republic of Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, the People's Republic of China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, the Arab Republic of Egypt, El Salvador, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the Republic of the Fiji Islands, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, the Republic of Indonesia, Ireland, Jamaica, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Kenya, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Malawi, Malaysia, the Republic of Mali, the Republic of Moldova, the Republic of Namibia, the Kingdom of Nepal, the Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, the Republic of the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Korea, Romania, the Russian Federation, the Independent State of Samoa, the Republic of Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, the Republic of South Africa, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sweden, Togo, Turkey, the Republic of Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, the United States of America, Uruguay, the Republic of Yemen, the Republic of Zambia, and the Republic of Zimbabwe.

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