Iraq Medal, with 19 March to 28 April 2003 clasp, awarded to Gunner E D Biudole, Royal Artillery, 2003
The obverse shows a crowned portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, inscribed with, 'Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fid Def'. The reverse depicts a Lamassu (Assyrian winged lion/bull) over the word, 'Iraq'. The medal is suspended by a sand-coloured ribbon with central narrow stripes of black, white and red.
The Iraq Medal was awarded for 30 days continuous service on Operation Telic in specified qualifying areas of the Middle East. The Iraq Medal with Clasp '19 Mar to 28 Apr 2003' was awarded for seven days continuous service during Telic in Kuwait or Iraq between the dates of the initial conflict (19 March to 28 April 2003).
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection