General Service Medal 1962-2007, with clasps for 'South Arabia' and 'Northern Ireland', Sergeant D G Holliday, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Circular silver medal with the crowned effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the inscription, 'Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina F.D.', on the obverse. On the reverse, the inscription, 'For Campaign Service'. The medal ribbon is purple with green edges.
Holliday served as a National Serviceman in Kenya in 1956. After completing National Service he re-enlisted in The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers and was wounded in action in Aden on 18 December 1966. Later he served with the 1st Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, in Northern Ireland and retired from the Army in 1974.
This General Service Medal encompassed all three services and was introduced in 1964, rewarding service in campaigns from 1962 until 2007.
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National Army Museum, Study Collection