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Awarded by the Monarch of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth, and Emperor of India

Country United Kingdom

Type Military campaign medal

Eligibility All Ranks
Awarded for Entry into operational service
Campaign(s) Northwest Europe 1944-1945


Established May 1945

Order of wear
Next (higher) Italy Star
Next (lower) Defence Medal (United Kingdom)
Related Atlantic Star

Zinc alloy

The obverse has a central design of the Royal Cypher "GRI VI", surmounted by a crown. A circlet, the top of which is covered by the crown, surrounds the cypher and is inscribed "THE FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR".

The reverse is plain and, as with the other Second World War campaign medals, a no-engraving policy was applied by all but three British Commonwealth countries. The recipient's name was impressed on the reverse for Australians, Indians and South Africans. In the case of Indians, this consisted of the recipient's force number, rank, initials, surname and service arm or corps, and in the case of South Africans, of the force number, initials and surname, in block capitals

Un-named medal, original with original ribbon.

Please see photos for condition

In very good condition. as per pics.

I only use courier services, rural is more expensive but this ensures safer delivery. All goods delivered to your door. If you live at a rural address and opt for the urban tab, you will not receive your items.

I will combine to save postage, please pay the higher amount of shipping and the other items can be added free of charge. I DO NOT OFFER FREE POSTAGE UNLESS STATED.

I can hold on to items for 3-4 days and combine shipping costs but please contact me if you wish to do so. I prefer payment within 2 days of the auction closing. Any items bid on and not paid for will be relisted and negative feedback listed.

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  • Seller location: Hawera, Taranaki, NZ

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