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Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal GVI

The prestigious Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, bestowed during King George VI's era, commemorates over 15 years of commendable dedication. Meticulously crafted in silver, it features a striking navy blue ribbon. Read more..

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SKU:BN3333

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SKU:
BN3333

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Brand Group 1, Brand Group 2, Product Group 2, Product Group 3, Organisation,

Specifications

Brand Group 1:
Brands
Brand Group 2:
Medals of Australia
Product Group 2:
Medals
Product Group 3:
Replica Medals
Organisation:
Australian,Honours & Awards

Description

The Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, awarded during the reign of King George VI, is a revered British military award. Originally instituted in 1830, the medal honours long, continuous, and meritorious service by ratings and other ranks in the Royal Navy.

Eligibility for the Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal under King George VI requires the following:

  • Active service as a rating or other rank in the Royal Navy.
  • A minimum of 15 years of commendable service.

This 36-millimeter-diameter medal is crafted from silver. The obverse features the effigy of King George VI, indicative of his reign during which the award was presented. The reverse side bears the image of HMS Victory, the flagship of Admiral Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, with the inscription 'FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT'.

The accompanying ribbon, 32 millimeters wide, is white with two navy blue stripes, reflecting the naval heritage of the award.

Recipients of the Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal during the reign of King George VI carry a lasting recognition of their unwavering service and dedication to their duties in the Royal Navy. This award serves as a testament to their significant contributions to the defense and prosperity of the United Kingdom

Unmounted Medals

If you order your medal unmounted, the medal and ribbon will be supplied as separate components. Miniature medals will be supplied with 15cm of ribbon and full size medals will be supplied with 30cm of ribbon.

Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal GVI Full Size Court Mounted

The court mounting of medals involves securing medals to a stiff backing board, along with the placement of a brooch fitting on the board. This ensures that the medals remain firmly in place and do not shift or move about while being worn.

It is mandatory for active members of the Australian Defence Force to have their medals court mounted, as it is considered the appropriate method of presenting military honours in a professional and respectful manner. By doing so, the medals are given proper recognition and are displayed in a neat and organized fashion.

Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal GVI Full Size Swing Mounted

The swing mounting of medals refers to the attachment of a medal to a ribbon that is allowed to hang freely from a brooch, which in turn is affixed to a uniform or clothing. This mounting style was commonly used for medals from the Boer War up to and including World War II, although there are no fixed guidelines or regulations regarding its use.

Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal GVI Miniature Court Mounted

Miniature Court Mounted medals are mounted using the same method as Full size medals, yet they are typically worn to ceremonies were wearing full size medals would be impractical. These medals are commonly worn to all ceremonies that take place after 6 pm such as dinners.

Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal GVI Miniature Swing Mounted

Miniature Swing Mounted medals are mounted using the same method as Full size medals, yet they are typically worn to ceremonies were wearing full size medals would be impractical. These medals are commonly worn to all ceremonies that take place after 6 pm such as dinners.

Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal GVI Ribbon Bar

A ribbon bar is a small, rectangular display of ribbons worn on military uniforms to represent various honours and awards earned by the wearer. These ribbons are arranged in a specific order and are attached to a backing, which is then attached to the uniform. Ribbon bars are a compact and convenient way for military personnel to display their achievements and are often used in situations where a full-sized medal or award would be impractical.