BRITISH KING GEORGE V STERLING SILVER INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2 BAR WW1-WW2
36mm wide circular silver medal with claw and ornate scroll swivel ribbon bar with original ‘AFGHANISTAN N.W.F. 1919’ and ‘MAHSUD 1919 - 20’ clasps; the face with the crowned head and shoulders portrait of King George VI facing left in coronation robes, circumscribed ‘GEORGIUS V KAISAR-I-HIND’ (George V 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; attributed on the edge to 560 H. HAVR. HALIM SINGH, 82/ PUNJABIS on correct ribbon. The medal was instituted on 1 January 1909 for service in campaigns on India’s borders.