General Service Medal Northern Ireland
The General Service Medal with Northern Ireland Clasp was awarded for 30 days service between 14th August 1969 and 31st July 2007.
The General Service Medal 1962 - 2007 is commonly known as the Campaign Service Medal 1962 as was awarded with a minimum of one campaign clasp (in the instance 'Northern Ireland') and it is believed that a maximum of six clasp have been awarded on one medal.
Eligibility for the Campaign Service Medal with Northern Ireland Claps spans almost 38 years - the longest eligibility period of any campaign medal. Over 130,000 were awarded. Instituted in 1962 to replace the separate Naval GSM & RAF/ARMY GSM, the General Service Medal 1962-2007 was awarded to recognise service in minor campaigns that fell short of full scale war.
This medal is supplied as originally awarded with a loose ribbon. You can as medal mounting, ribbon emblems and medal naming as required using the options below. This die struck, museum quality Replica Medal is British made under MoD licence and is of the same quality and specification as original awards.
Mounting & Display Options
We have a number of options to mount and/or display your medals. To have your medal/s framed for display, please see our framing options. To 'do-it-yourself' please see our Accessories page. We offer a professional Medal Mounting Service, which can be added to your order by selecting the relevant options above.
Swing Style Mounting
Medals are professionally mounted on a brooch bar using a variety of embroidery techniques and swing freely from the bar. This is the most common for of medal mounting, which produces a handsome finish to your medal or group of medals ready to be worn. The brooch bar has a secure pin on the reverse to be attached to your garment. A Medal Holder is available on which to attach the pin if you wish to protect your garment.
Medal Mounting Court Style
Medals are professionally mounted on a brooch bar using a variety of embroidery techniques. Court Mounted medals have a stiff backing board with the corresponding ribbon running all the way dawn the back of the medal. This is a more formal style of medal mounting which produces a stunning finish to your medal or group of medals ready to be worn. The brooch bar has a secure pin on the reverse to be attached to your garment. A Medal Holder is available on which to attach the pin if you wish to protect your garment.
Send Your Medals To Us
If sending medals to us to be mounted, please use some form of registered service such as Royal Mail Special Delivery. You can select from a couple of options. We can send you the protective packaging and special delivery envelope that will be ready addressed for you. All you have to do is go to the Post Office and pay the required fee for the postage. We do not charge you for sending this packaging to you. You can also ask us to arrange a courier collection for your chosen address (UK only). This will cost £20 and we will contact you to arrange a relevant date and time. Please note that the courier will not be able to specify a time - the best we can arrange is morning or afternoon.
The award was issued named ('named' being the term used for engraving). If the option is chosen, service details will be diamond engraved on the rim of the medal to MoD standard.