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General Service Medal 1918-1962

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General Service Medal
(GSM 1918-62)

General 
Information
Awarded to Military and RAF personnel for numerous Campaigns and operations that fell short of full scale war. The medal was not issued without campaign bars, and was awarded during the reigns of George V, George V1 and E.11 R. The Medal was discontinued in 1962. The Medal was also issued to Commonwealth Forces.
Description
The edge of the medal is engraved with recipients Reg No, and Name, unit.
Bars
Campaigns since 1945, S.E.Asia 1945-46, Bomb and Mine clearance 1945-49,  Bomb and Mine clearance 1945-56, Palestine 1945-48, Malaya (George V1)  Malaya (Elizabeth 11), Cyprus, Near East, Arabian Peninsular, Brunei.
Replacing 
and Claiming Medals

Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA)
(Joint Personnel Administration Centre)
MOD Medal Office
Building 250
RAF Innsworth
Gloucester
GL3 1HW

JPAC Enquiry Centre:
Tel: 0141 224 3600
Veterans Freephone: 0800 085 3600

Web Sites
A good and efficient Medal service in the UK can be found at the web site
Raymond D. Holdich International

 

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General Service Medal 1918-1962-Reserve

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