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Campaign Medals

Volume 977: debated on Wednesday 30 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list in the Official Report the campaign medals issued to Her Majesty's Armed Forces since the ending of the Second World War, together with those campaign medals for service with the United Nations forces.

:Three campaign medals have been introduced since the end of World War II—the Korea Medal (United Kingdom) (1950–53); the Africa General Service Medal with clasp Kenya (1952–56) and the General Service Medal. Clasps to the General Service Medal were awarded for the following campaigns or operations (date of inception in parenthesis):

Bomb and Mine Clearance (1945)
Palestine (1945)
South East Asia (1945)
Malaya (1948)
Cyprus (1955)
Near East (1956)
Arabian Peninsula (1957)
Brunei (1962)
Borneo (1962)
Radfan (1964)
South Arabia (1964)
Malay Peninsula (1964)
Northern Ireland (1969)
Dhofar (1969)
The following United Nations medals have been issued to British Service personnel:

UN Service medal with clasp Korea (1950)
UN Service medal with clasp Congo (1960 and 1962)
UN Service medal Cyprus (1964)