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Gulf Medal with ‘2 Aug 1990’ clasp, miniature
[GB1771]
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Gulf Medal with ‘2 Aug 1990’ clasp, miniature
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Miniature circular silvered medal with  scroll and fixed ribbon suspension bar; the face with the crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, circumscribed ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FID .DEF.’ (Elizabeth II by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith); the reverse with an eagle, wings outstretched, above a machine gun, both imposed on a naval anchor, circumscribed above ‘THE GULF MEDAL’ and dated ‘1990-91’ below; diameter 18.97mm (0.75 inch); on original ribbon with ‘2 AUG 1990’ silvered clasp mounted loose on the ribbon. 

The Medal was instituted in 1992 to be awarded for thirty days’ service relating to the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi occupation between 2 August 1990 and 7 March 1991.

The ‘2 Aug 1990’ clasp was awarded to the members of the Kuwait Liaison Team who were in Kuwait on the date of the Iraqi invasion.  Only sixty-six full-size medals with this clasp were awarded.

 
Gulf Medal with ‘2 Aug 1990’ clasp, miniature
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Gulf Medal with ‘2 Aug 1990’ clasp, miniature
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Gulf Medal with ‘2 Aug 1990’ clasp, miniature
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