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Canada General Service Medal

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Type  Campaign medal
Description  Silver disk 36 mm wide
Awarded for  Campaign service.
Established  1899
Canada General Service Medal
Eligibility  Imperial and Canadian forces
Clasps  FENIAN RAID 1866 RED RIVER 1870 FENIAN RAID 1870

The Canada General Service Medal was a Canadian campaign medal awarded to both Imperial and Canadian forces for duties related to the Fenian raids between 1866 and 1871. The medal was not issued until 1899 and had to be applied for.

The obverse of the medal bears the head of Queen Victoria while the reverse depicts the red ensign of Canada surrounded by a wreath of maple leaves with the word CANADA at the top.

Clasps

FENIAN RAID 1866
For services related to the Fenian raids of 1866.
RED RIVER 1870
For services related to the suppression of the Red River Rebellion.
FENIAN RAID 1870
For services related to the Fenian raids of 1870.

References

Canada General Service Medal Wikipedia


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