BORNEO CLASP GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1962 ARMY NAVY AIR FORCE REPLICA AUSTRALIA
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Offered is a replica ‘BORNEO’ clasp as worn on the 1962 General Service Medal. This is a well made die cast replica of an original bar. Originally awarded for campaign service in Borneo against communist guerrilla forces (see below). Clasp measures 35mm wide and comes with the correct holes for attachment to medal suspension or additional clasp rods. Perfect for displaying or adding to your replica medal bar. Ribbon not included, shown for display purposes only.
Awarded to British, Australian and New Zealand land, sea and air forces who fought Indonesian soldiers, marines and irregular elements in Sabah (North Borneo) and Sarawak in East Malaysia, during Indonesian-Malaysian Confrontation including Operation Claret. Eligibility required 30 days service or, for aircrew, 1 operational sortie between 24 December 1962 and 11 August 1966.This conflict claimed the lives of 114 Commonwealth personnel with 180 wounded. Recipients were subsequently awarded and given permission to wear the Malaysian Pingat Jasa Malaysia.
||8 x 5 x 2 cm