New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Timor-Leste)

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New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Timor-Leste)
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Awarded by New Zealand
TypeCampaign medal
EligibilityNew Zealand Defence Force
New Zealand Police
Awarded forCampaign service.
Campaign(s)Timor-Leste 2006-
DescriptionSilver disk, 38mm diameter.
Statistics
Established2007
RelatedEast Timor Medal

The New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Timor-Leste) is a New Zealand campaign medal for service in Timor-Leste during and after the 2006 East Timorese crisis between 28 April 2006 and 31 December 2012.[1]

Regulations[edit]

The New Zealand General Service Medal (Timor-Leste) was awarded for service within the political boundaries and airspace of Timor-Leste, as well as within a maritime area of 50 nmi (58 mi) around Timor-Leste and Atauro Island. Service must have been for 30 days or 7 sorties during the period from 28 April 2006 to 31 December 2012.[2][1]

Appearance[edit]

The New Zealand General Service Medal (Timor-Leste) is circular in shape and is made of silver-plated metal. The obverse of the medal bears the Effigy of the reigning Sovereign. The reverse bears the inscription THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL surrounded by a wreath of fern fronds, pohutukawa, and kowhai blossoms, surmounted by a Royal Crown.[3]

The ribbon of the medal is 32 mm (1.3 in) wide made up of stripes of red, yellow, black, white, black, yellow, and red.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Timor Leste)". medals.nzdf.mil.nz/. New Zealand Defence Force. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b "New Zealand General Service Medal (Timor-Leste) Regulations 2007". medals.nzdf.mil.nz/. New Zealand Defence Force. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  3. ^ "The New Zealand General Service Medal Royal Warrant". medals.nzdf.mil.nz/. New Zealand Defence Force. Retrieved 4 October 2014.