Post WW2 Voluntary Medical Service Medal, Box, Certificate & Bars

Post WW2 Voluntary Medical Service Medal, Box, Certificate & Bars

Code: 18975

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For sale is a Post WW2 British Red Cross Society Voluntary Medical Service Medal with three service bars, the original

Certificate, box, medal bar & special citations. 
 
The certificate and medal was awarded to Mrs Edna M Duffy, issued by the voluntary aid detachment 39 in Hampshire, Edna was awarded these on the 1st of January 1984. 
 
The medal is engraved on the rim Mrs Edna May Duffy. 
 
The Voluntary Medical Service Medal is a medal awarded by St Andrew's First Aid and formerly by the British Red Cross. It was instituted in 1932 at the direction of George V. To qualify for the medal, a member must accrue fifteen years' continuous efficient service as a first aid volunteer in either the Red Cross or St Andrew's providing a minimum of ten hours field service per year Service for the medal was retrospective to the creation of Voluntary Aid Detachments in 1909.
 
These will be sent via royal mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.