Iraq Reconstruction Service Medal

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Iraq Reconstruction Service Medal
Iraq Reconstruction Service Medal.jpg
Medal of the award
Awarded by UK and Commonwealth
Type Campaign medal
Eligibility British and Commonwealth forces, civilian personnel
Awarded for Campaign service
Campaign Iraq
Description Cupro-nickel, 36 mm diameter
Clasps none
Statistics
Established 26 June 2004
Related Iraq Medal (United Kingdom)
Iraq Reconstruction Service Medal Ribbon 100px.png
Ribbon bar of the medal

The Iraq Reconstruction Service Medal is a campaign medal for issue to the Armed Forces, working with or seconded to Her Majesty's Government Departments, and civilians, deployed by HMG, who have served during 40 days and have not been awarded or were not eligible for the Iraq Medal.[1]

Description[edit]

  • Its a circular, cupro-nickel made medal, 36mm diameter.
  • The obverse has the legend "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FID.DEF." and the crowned effigy of Elizabeth II.
  • On the reverse are cuneiform symbols which can be roughly translated as “land bringing forth life.”

Qualifying[edit]

  • All civilian Public Servants and those that hold the office of Constable not qualifying for the Iraq military (Campaign) Medal, appointed by HMG to serve in Iraq with, or in support of, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), British Office Baghdad (BOB) or British Embassy (including their Regional Offices).
  • Civilian Public Servants deployed by HMG to work alongside coalition/multinational forces in Iraq, and who do not qualify for the Iraq military (Campaign) Medal.
  • Members of the Armed Forces, working with or seconded to HMG Departments, and who do not qualify for the Iraq (Campaign) Medal.
  • Contractors and their employees directly employed by HMG on a full-time basis to work for, or in support of the CPA, BOB or British Embassy (including their Regional Offices), or to work alongside coalition/multinational forces in Iraq for HMG, and not qualifying for the Iraq (Campaign) Medal.
  • Any Foreign and Commonwealth nationals who qualify under the above provisions.

Clasps[edit]

  • There are no clasps for this medal

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Iraq Reconstruction Service Medal, The Stationery Office, January 2007, accessed 28 December 2010.

See also[edit]