Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
This long service and good conduct medal was awarded for 12 years of service in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (RCNVR).
Eligibility and Criteria
This medal was awarded with a maximum number of good conduct badges, to Chief Petty Officers, Petty Officers and non-commissioned members. After 01 January 1946 it was awarded for service in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (RCNR). The dates were 1938 to 01 September 1951 to those who joined the RCNVR before 01 September 1939.
A circular, silver medal, 1.42 inches in diameter. For mounting, a single-toe claw on the rim attaches to a straight, non-swiveling suspender.
The obverse features a bareheaded effigy of King George VI facing left, and the legend:
GEORGVIS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP :
The reverse device is a starboard, broadside view of the battleship Dreadnought and the legend along the bottom rim reads: DIUTURNE FIDELAS (For Long and Faithful Service).
The ribbon is 1.25 inches wide, with red stripes separating the dark green centre from the navy blue edge stripes.
Awarded for 12 years of additional service.
- The name of the recipient was engraved on the border, with their rank, serial number, and the markings RCNVR or RCN(R).
- Approximately 200 have been issued.
- The RCNVR and RCNR were merged on 01 January 1946 and the new title was RCN(R). The RCNVR Decoration and RCNVR LS&GC Medal were retained and awarded to the RCN(R).
- Superseded by the Canadian Forces Decoration.
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