WW2 AUSTRALIA WAR MEDAL THE AUSTRALIAN SERVICE MEDAL 1939-1945 ASM ORIGINAL
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Original 1939-45 Australian Service Medal as awarded. 36mm wide circular solid silver medal with claw and ribbon bar suspension; the face with the crowned head of King George VI facing left, circumscribed ‘GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR. OMN : REX F : D ; IND : IMP. (George VI by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India), signed ‘PM’; the reverse with the arms of Australia centrally, circumscribed above ‘THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL’ and dated ‘1939-1945’ below; on correct campaign ribbon.
This medal has had the name/service number on the rim neatly removed. Perfect for replacing lost or stolen original medals. Names can be engraved on the rims (this service not offered by us).
Please note: As we have a number of these original medals, we will be sending you a medal in a similar condition to the one photographed. However there may be some minor differences to the example photographed, however, be rest assured we will selecting the best example(s) for you which we have available.
The Medal was instituted in 1949 and originally awarded to Australians who had served for eighteen months overseas or for 3 years at home between 3 September 1939 and 3 September 1945. In 1999 this was reduced to 30 days full-time service or 90 days part-time service.
||10 x 6 x 3 cm