**SOLD** AFGHANISTAN-BRITISH KING GEORGE V INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 3 BAR WW1 WW2
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Offered is an original 1908-35 India General Service Medal. 36mm wide circular silver medal with claw and ornate scroll swivel ribbon bar with original NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1930-31, MOHMAND 1933 & NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1935 clasps; the face with the crowned head and shoulders portrait of King George V facing left in coronation robes, circumscribed ‘GEORGIUS V • D • G BRITT • OMN • REX • ET • INDIÆ •IMP •’ (George V by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, Emperor of India); the reverse with a view of Jamrud Fort and the entrance to the Khyber Pass, inscribed ‘INDIA’ on a plaque below with oak and laurel branches to either side; impressed named on rim to 21301 GNR. L-NK. FATER SINGH, 4 MTN. BTY; on the correct ribbon.
The medal was instituted on 1 January 1909 for service in campaigns on India’s borders. The ‘North West Frontier 1930-31’ clasp was awarded for service in operations on the North West Frontier between 23 April 1930 and 22 March 1931 against the Afridis. The ‘Mohmand 1933’ clasp was awarded for service in operations against the Upper Mohmands on the North West Frontier during 1933 and to those who served in a defined area between the Swat and Kabul Rivers between 28 July and October 1933. The ‘North West Frontier 1935’ clasp for service in the Loe Agra operations between 23 February and 13 April 1935 and for service in the Mohmand in defined geographic areas between 15 August and 15 October 1935.
||20 x 10 x 6 cm