Official The Gulf Medal (1990-91) Miniature Medal + Ribbon
This Medal is an Official product that is 100% made in the UK, Die Struck and Medal Office Approved
This is the Official MoD approved Gulf Medal (1990-91) Miniature Medal
The Gulf Medal (1990-91)
Cupro-nickel and circular in shape. The obverse of the medal shows the crowned effigy of Queen Elizabeth. The reverse bears a modern 'combined operations' badge surrounded by the words 'The Gulf Medal' and the dates '1990-91'.
Two Clasps were awarded, one bearing the dates '16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991' and the other '2 Aug 1990'. When the ribbon alone is worn, a silver rosette denotes award of the Clasp.
(No Clasps and rosettes are supplied with this miniature on this sale)
A wide central stripe of pale buff flanked on each side by narrow stripes of light blue, red and dark blue.
The Medal with Clasp '16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991' was awarded for seven days continuous service in the Theatre of Operations as defined in the regulations between these dates, which signify the dates of the actual war.
The Medal with Clasp '2 Aug 1990' was awarded to the members of the Kuwait Liaison Team who were in Kuwait on this date.
The Medal alone was awarded for 30 days continuous service in the Area of Operations as defined in the regulations between 2 August 1990 and 7 March 1991.
Full details are laid out in DCI Gen 185/91.