Canada: Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

Ribbon: Royal blue with scarlet stripes and green edges.

Instituted: 22 October 1943.

Awarded: For at least 18 months' service between 3 September 1939 and 1 March 1947.

Obverse Reverse

Overseas Service - A plain bar & maple leaf emblem indicates 60 days' service overseas.

Overseas Service Bar

Ribbon emblem for
Overseas Service Bar.

Dieppe Bar - Awarded to those who took part in the Dieppe Raid, 19 August 1942.

Dieppe Bar  

Hong Kong Bar - awarded to those who served in the Battle of Hong Kong, 8-25 December 1941.

Hong Kong Bar  
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