United Kingdom: Defence Medal

Ribbon: Orange with wide green edges bearing narrow black stripes.

Instituted: Unknown.

Awarded: For 3 years' service in the United Kingdom between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945, or 6 months overseas in a non-operational area subject to aerial attack.

Obverse Reverse
World Medals Index Text List Ribbon Chart References

Page last updated: 1 June 2007