Post WW2 Borneo General Service Medal To Pte J W Aspinall ACC

Post WW2 Borneo General Service Medal To Pte J W Aspinall ACC

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For sale is a Post WW2 Borneo General Service Medal Which is Engraved on the rim 24520257 Pte J W Aspinall ACC. This medal is in great condition. Aspinall served with the army catering corps In Borneo From 24th of December 1962 to 11th of August 1966.

 
The General Service Medal (1962 GSM, also sometimes referred to as the Campaign Service Medal), is a campaign medal of the United Kingdom introduced in 1962 to replace both the General Service Medal (1918), as awarded to the Army and RAF, and the Naval General Service Medal (1915). The 1962 GSM was awarded until 2007, when it was replaced by the Operational Service Medal. In 2015 the General Service Medal (2008) was introduced.
 
Awarded to British, Australian and New Zealand land, sea and air forces who fought Indonesian soldiers, marines and irregular elements in Sabah (North Borneo) and Sarawak in East Malaysia, during Indonesian-Malaysian Confrontation including Operation Claret. Eligibility required 30 days service or, for aircrew, 1 operational sortie between 24 December 1962 and 11 August 1966. 
This conflict claimed the lives of 114 Commonwealth personnel with 180 wounded. Recipients were subsequently awarded and given permission to wear the Malaysian Pingat Jasa Malaysia
 
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