his medal was awarded to service personnel for three years services at home or six months service overseas in territories subjected to air attack or otherwise closely threatened. Personnel of Ant-Aircraft Command, RAF ground crews, Dominion forces stationed in the UK, the Home Guard, Civil Defence, National Fire Service and many other civilian units qualified for the medal.
This reproduction Defence medal is made from lead-free pewter. It is supplied on a green, black and orange ribbon attached to a card with an image of a the Home Guard training to use a Vickers machine gun on the front and historical information on the reverse.
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