Africa General Service Medal

Africa General Service Medal

Medal and Ribbon
Awarded by UK and Commonwealth
Type Campaign medal
Eligibility British and African forces
Awarded for Campaign service
Campaign Africa
Clasps East Africa 1914
East Africa 1915
East Africa 1918
Shimber Berris 1914-15
Nyasaland 1915
Nigeria 1918
Somaliland 1920
Established 1902

The Africa General Service Medal 1902-1956 was a campaign medal of the Commonwealth. It was awarded for minor campaigns in tropical Africa, it was still current in 1914 and nine later clasps were issued. The medal is never seen without a clasp and some are very rare, most being granted to local forces like the King's African Rifles.



The following are also listed in the Medal Yearbook:


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