ARMY NAVY AIR FORCE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE LONG SERVICE MEDAL REPLICA
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Offered is a replica Australian Defence Long Service Medal with ribbon. This is a well made die cast replica of an original issue medal. Awarded to Australian Defence Force members who have completed 15 years qualifying remunerated service, including efficient service in the Permanent and Reserve Forces. Medal measures 38 mm wide and comes with the correct Toye & Kenning U.K. made 15cm long ribbon. Perfect for displaying or adding to your replica medal bar.
Defence Long Service Medal
The Defence Long Service Medal may be awarded to a member who has, on or after 14 February 1975, completed 15 years qualifying remunerated service in the Australian Defence Force. This includes efficient service in Permanent and Reserve Forces. Clasps are awarded for each further periods of five years efficient service.
The regulations state that members are not entitled to have a Defence Force service award and the DLSM at the same time. The Defence Force service awards are: the Defence Force Service Medal, the Reserve Force Decoration and the Reserve Force Medal.
Members wishing to have previously unrecognised service counted toward the DLSM are required to return the Defence Force service award before the DLSM is issued.
The medal is cupronickel. The obverse has the Joint Service Emblem surrounded by two sprays of wattle leaves and blossom. The reverse has a central horizontal panel surrounded by the inscription ‘FOR SERVICE IN THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE’.
The ribbon has a central panel of seven alternating blue and gold stripes flanked by blue stripes gold edges. The colours and design reflect those of the replaced medals.
||15 x 6 x 3 cm