Medal [The Defence Medal]
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Ribbon: the centre of the ribbon is flamed-coloured, and the edges are green, symbols of the enemy attacks on Great Britain. Two black stripes represent the blackout in Great Britain. Green is 1.25 inches wide, central stripe of orange (0.5" wide).
No clasps or bars were issued for this medal. Suspender: a plain, straight, non-swivelling with a single-toe claw.
This medal was awarded to British military and civilian personnel for a range of service in the United Kingdom, and to British, British Commonwealth and British Colonial personnel who served outside their home countries in a non-operational area or in an area subject to threat such as air attack.
GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D :IND :IMP. Inscribed
1945. Medal [The Defence Medal], 2006.290. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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