British Mandate (1920 - 1948)
Service medals Decorations
 
The British forces present in the area were entitled to the following service medals:
 

General Service Medal  1918-62  with clasp Palestine

This clasp was awarded for service in Palestine between the dates 19 April 1936 and 3 September 1939.

 

 
Sample of the medal in a WW2 service group:
 

General Service Medal  1918-62 with clasp Palestine in a group with 1939-45 Star,
Africa Star, Defence and War Medals

 
 

General Service Medal 1918-62  with clasp Palestine 1945-48

This clasp was awarded for service in Palestine between the dates 27 September 1945 and 30 June 1948

 

 
Sample of the medal in a WW2 service group:
 

 
 

Sample of the medal in an Arab Legion group
 

A rare Anglo-Jordanian Second World War era campaign group of six: Jundi, Awad Ayed, Arab Legion
- Trans-Jordan: Campaign Medal 1941 (for campaigns in Iraq and Syria)
- Trans-Jordan: War Medal 1939-45
- Trans-Jordan: Palestine War Medal 1947-48
- 1939-45 Star
- War Medal
- GSM 1918. GVI type II 'Palestine 1945-48' (13465 Jundi, Awad Ayed, Arab Legion.)

A Jundi (Private) was the most junior rank in the Arab Legion. The group is mounted in the Jordanian order of precedence.
 

Source: www.aberdeenmedals.com

 

 

Sample of the medal with both clasps "Palestine" and "Palestine 1945-48"

This combination can be found primarely for service of policemen in Palestine.

 

 
 
Naval General Service Medal 1915-62 with clasp Palestine 1936-1939

This clasp was awarded for service in connection with operations off the coast of Palestine between 19 April 1936 and 3 September 1939.

 

Clasp Palestine 1936-1939

 
Sample of the medal in a WW2 service group:
 

Naval General Service Medal group

Group - from left to right Naval General Service Medal 1915-62 with clasp Palestine 1936-1939, 1939-45 Star,
Atlantic Star, Africa Star (with clasp N. Africa 1942-43), Defence and War Medals

 
 
 

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62 with clasp Palestine 1945-48

This clasp was awarded for service off the Palestine coast in the period 27 September 1945 up to 30 June 1948.

 

 
Sample of the medal in a WW2 service group:
 

Source:https://www.emedals.com/

 
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