India Service Medal 1939-1945

Country: United Kingdom

India Service Medal 1939-1945

Awarded to officers and men of the Indian forces for three years' non-operational service in India. It took the place of the Defence Medal for members of the Indian forces.

The obverse has an effigy of the King Emperor. The reverse shows a map of the India with the word 'INDIA' and the top and '1939-45' at the base.

The ribbon is dark blue with two wide pale blue stripes and a central thin pale blue stripe.