AUSTRALIA ARMY NAVY AIR FORCE UNITED NATIONS KOREA WAR SERVICE MEDAL REPLICA
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Offered is a replica United Nations Service Medal for Korea with ribbon. This is a well made die cast replica which was awarded for service in Korea between 1950 and 1954 as part of the United Nations forces deployed (see below for full criteria). Medal replicated from an actual original & measures 35 mm wide, is gold plated (as per the original issued medals) and comes with the correct 15cm long ribbon. Perfect for displaying or adding to your replica medal bar.
*N.B. The picture showing the original and replica medals is for comparison/display purposes only and shows the original gold plated issues and our correct gold plated replica, which are very different from the other replica U.N. medals being offered for sale elsewhere that show the incorrect toned brass finish.
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
The United Nations Service Medal (Korea) is awarded to those members who were posted for any period with the United Nations (UN) forces in Korea between 27 June 1950 and 27 July 1954.
The medal is also awarded to personnel who served in adjacent areas like Japan and Okinawa operating under UN command or sent to support UN operations in Korea in the relevant period from 1950 to 1954.
Official visitors require 30 days, continuous or aggregate to qualify.
The medal is a circular medal of bronze alloy. The obverse depicts the ‘World-in-a Wreath’ emblem of the UN and the reverse has the inscription: ‘FOR SERVICE IN DEFENCE OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS’.
This ribbon has alternating stripes of UN blue and white. A clasp with the inscription ‘KOREA’ is worn on the medal ribbon.
||10 x 6 x 3 cm