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WW2 Africa 4

The Africa 4 WW2 Set features the esteemed 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, War Medal 1939-1945, and Australian Service Medal 1939-1945. Commemorate your valorous contribution to World War 2. Read more..

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SKU:BN3418

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SKU:
BN3418

Specifications

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 WW2 Africa 4 Set contains the 1939-1945 Star, the Africa Star, the War Medal 1939-1945, and the Australian Service Medal 1939-1945.

The 1939-1945 Star was awarded for service between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945. The Africa Star is primarily awarded for service in North Africa from 10 June 1940 until 12 May 1943 but may be awarded for several other reasons as well. The War Medal 1939-1945 was awarded between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945 for 28 days of full-time service. The Australian Service Medal 1939-1945 was the first distinguished Australian medal and recognises service during World War 2.

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.

WW2 Africa 4 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.

WW2 Africa 4 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.

WW2 Africa 4 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.

WW2 Africa 4 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.

WW2 Africa 4 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.