India Service Medal 1939-1945

An India Service Medal 1939-1945, constructed in nickel complete with original ribbon.  The obverse of this medal depicts King George VI bust and the inscription; ‘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 depicts a relief of the Indian map and the inscription; ‘INDIA’ and the dates; ‘1939-45’.   The medal measures 36mm in diametre, in good condition.

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India Service Medal 1939-1945

The Indian Service Medal 1939-1945 was a British Commonwealth campaign medal presented for service during World War II. The medal was instituted in 1945 and awarded to the Indian Forces for three years of non-operational service in India between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.

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