Royal Canadian Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

Royal Canadian Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.  A circular, silver medal, 1.42 inches in diameter.

Royal Canadian Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

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Context

This long service and good conduct medal was awarded for 15 years of service in the Royal Canadian Navy.

Eligibility and Criteria

Those eligible for this medal were Commissioned Petty Officers (CPO), Petty Officers, and non-commissioned members. The dates were 19 June 1935 to 01 September 1954 for those enrolled before 01 September 1939.

Description

A circular, silver medal, 1.42 inches in diameter. For mounting, there is a single-toe claw with double scroll claw supports on the rim attaches to a straight, non-swiveling suspender.

On the obverse:

King George V:

  1. An effigy in Admiral's uniform facing left, and the legend: GEORGIVS V BRITT : OMN : REX ET IMP :
  2. The coinage effigy, facing left, with legend: GEORGIVS . V . D . G . BRITT . OMN . ET . INDIAE . IMP :

King George VI: A bareheaded effigy, facing left, and one of the legends:

  1. GEORGIVIS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX : ET INDIAE IMP :
  2. GEORGIVIS VI DEI GRA : BRITT : OMN : REX FID : DEF :

Queen Elizabeth II: A bareheaded effigy, facing right, and the legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

The reverse features a starboard, broadside view of a sailing ship of the line at anchor, surrounded by a rope tied in a reef knot below. The legend around the edge reads: FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT.

The dark blue ribbon is 1.25 inches wide with white edge stripe.

Bars

Awarded for 15 years of additional service.

Historical Notes

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