India General Service Medal 1908-1935, George V, with bars: AFGHANISTAN N.W.F. 1919, WAZIRISTAN 1919-21 issued by Great Britain.
This General Service Medal for India was introduced on 1 January 1909, a bar being issued to detail the reason for the award.
Bust of George V in field marshal's uniform facing left; around, "GEORGIVS V KAISAR-I-HIND".
The fort at Jamrud defending the Khyber Pass; below between branches of olive and oak, "INDIA".
CAPT. E.D.M. WOOD, I.A.S.C.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
AFGHANISTAN N.W.F. 1919 WAZIRISTAN 1919 - 21 GEORGIVS V KAISAR-I-HIND INDIA CAPT. E.D.M. WOOD, I.A.S.C.
Type of item
92 mm (Height), 36 mm (Outside Diameter)
Second bar not attached to medal.
Round with mount, bars and ribbon
[Book] Joslin, E C., et al. 1988. British Battles and Medals., 220 Pages