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Royal Naval Auxiliary Service LS&GC Medal

Date Instituted: 1965.

Description: The obverse of this medal bears the head of Queen Elizabeth II while the reverse has an anchor surmounted by a naval crown within a wreath and surrounded by the words 'ROYAL NAVAL AUXILIARY SERVICE LONG SERVICE'.

Metal: Cupro-nickel.

Size: 36mm.

Bars: Bars are authorised for additional 12 years of service.

Ribbon: Dark blue with a narrow central green stripe with broader white stripes at either edge within which are narrow red stripes.

Naming: Impressed capital letters.

Comments: Awarded for 12 years service in the RNXS which was formerly known as the Royal Naval Minewatching Service.

Further Reading:

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