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POST WW2 GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1918-62 PALESTINE 1945-48 ROYAL ENGINEERS OFFICER

Offered is an original 1918-62 General Service for service in post WW2 Palestine. 36mm wide circular silver medal with ornate swivel type scrolled ribbon suspension bar with clasp PALESTINE 1945-48; the face with the crowned head of King George VI facing left, circumscribed ‘GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:’ (George VI by the Grace of God King of Great Britain and Emperor of India); the reverse with a standing winged Victory with Greek helmet, an upright trident in her left hand, a laurel wreath in her right hand crowning an upright winged sword; being impressed named...

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Offered is an original 1918-62 General Service for service in post WW2 Palestine.

36mm wide circular silver medal with ornate swivel type scrolled ribbon suspension bar with clasp PALESTINE 1945-48; the face with the crowned head of King George VI facing left, circumscribed ‘GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:’ (George VI by the Grace of God King of Great Britain and Emperor of India); the reverse with a standing winged Victory with Greek helmet, an upright trident in her left hand, a laurel wreath in her right hand crowning an upright winged sword; being impressed named 2LT D W P WILLIAMS RE; with length of campaign medal ribbon. Medal is in exceptionally fine condition.

The medal was instituted on 19 January 1923 to be awarded to Army and Air Force personnel involved in small conflicts outside Africa and India from 1918 onwards where a separate campaign medal was not issued. The Palestine 1945-48 clasp was awarded for active service in Palestine between 27 September 1945 and 30 June 1948.

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 10 × 4 × 4 cm