Medal, India General Service (1936-1939)

An India General Service Medal. The silver medal features a crowned profile of King George VI. "GEORGVIS VI D:G: BR:ONM: REX ET INDIAE IMP: " is embossed around the outside. The medal is attached to a grey, red and green striped ribbon with an ornate curved suspension bar. " NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1936-37 " is embossed on a clasp mounted on the ribbon. "4775 SEPOY USMAN 5 R.D. CONSTN. BN ". is marked on the edge.
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This medal was awarded for service in India from 1936-1939. It was donated to Taranaki Museum as part of a collection made by prominent south Taranaki lawyer John Houston.
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