1940-1945 Belgian-Congo Force Public Service Medal

Awarded to officers and soldiers for at least one year’s service in the Force Publique between 10 May 1940 and 7 May 1945. These medals are exceedingly hard to find especially in issued in box condition.

$ 135.00 AUD

Description

The 1940–1945 African War Medal was a Belgian war service medal established by royal decree of the Regent on 30 January 1947 and awarded to officers and soldiers for at least one year’s service in the Force Publique between 10 May 1940 and 7 May 1945. This service was not limited to the Belgian colonies of the Congo and Ruanda-Urundi but also included the Middle East, Nigeria, Madagascar and Burma, for which clasps were awarded for six months service in those areas. These medals are exceedingly hard to find especially in issued in box condition.