India Service Medal
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|India Service Medal|
|Awarded by Indian Forces|
|Awarded for||Campaign service|
|Campaign||Second World War 1939-45|
|Description||Cupro-nickel, 36mm diameter|
|Established||6 June 1946|
The medal was instituted on 6 June 1946 and awarded for service between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.
- It's a circular, cupro-nickel made medal, 36mm diameter.
- The obverse has the legend "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) and the crowned effigy of King George VI.
- On the reverse it shows a relief map of India and the words "INDIA" and "1939-45".
- The ribbon represented the colours of the Order of the Star of India and the Order of the Indian Empire.
There are no clasps for this medal