British World War 2 Medal - The King George V 1939-1945 War Medal
Date Listed 21/11/2017
British World War 2 Medal - The King George V 1939-1945 War Medal with Ribbon in excellent condition
The War Medal 1939–1945 was instituted by the United Kingdom on 16 August 1945 and was awarded to all full-time personnel of the armed forces and merchant marines for serving for 28 days, irrespective of where they were serving, between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945 inclusive, the full duration of the Second World War. In the Merchant Navy, the 28 days had to have been served anywhere at sea.