General Service Medal Malaya

This medal was instituted in 1923. It was given for service in campaigns other than those in India and Africa. It was always awarded with a bar, additional campaigns being recognised with the appropriate bar. The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) qualified for a number of General Service Medal bars; ‘Kurdistan’ in 1923, ‘Palestine’ in 1936, and ‘Malaya’ in the early 1950s.

General Service Medal Malaya magnify
General Service Medal Malaya

General Service Medal Malaya.

General Service Medal Malaya magnify
General Service Medal Malaya

General Service Medal Malaya.