Australia: Australian Service Medal 1945-75

Ribbon: Central narrow yellow stripe on black, with light green edge stripes and one dark blue and one light blue edge.

Instituted: 13 September 1988.

Awarded: For service in peacekeeping but non-warlike operations between 1945 and 1975 for which no other medal has been awarded.

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JAPAN
For 30 days' service with the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces in Japan 3 September 1945 to 28 April 1952.
PNG
For 30 days' service in Papua New Guinea and surrounding areas between 3 September 1945 and 16 September 1975.
INDONESIA
For 30 days' service with the UN Good Offices Commission (1 August 1947 to 1 January 1949) or the UN Commission for Indonesia (1 January 1949 to 30 April 1951).
MIDDLE EAST
For 30 days' service in the Middle East between 11 June 1948 and 13 February 1975 with UNTSO, UNOGIL, UNDOF, UNYOM or UNEF2.
BERLIN
For 30 days' service during the Berlin Airlift, 26 June 1948 to 30 September 1949.
KASHMIR
For 30 days' service in India or Pakistan with UNMOGIP or UNIPOM between 13 August 1948 and 13 February 1975.
F.E.S.R.
For 30 days' service on RAN ships that were part of the Far East Strategic Reserve 2 July 1955 to 30 October 1971.
THAI-MALAY
For 30 days' service on anti-terrorist operations on the Thai-Malay border 1 August 1960 to 16 August 1964 or to aircrew for operational sorties in area between 17 August 1964 and 30 March 1966.
THAILAND
For 30 days' service at Royal Thai Air Force Base Ubon or with 2nd Field Troop Royal Australian Engineers on Operation Crown, 1 May 1962 to 31 August 1968.
W. NEW GUINEA
For 30 days' service with UNTEA, 3 October 1962 to 30 April 1963.
S.W. PACIFIC
For 30 days' service in this area between 3 September 1945 and 10 November 1956.
GERMANY
For 30 days' service with British Occupation Forces in Germany between 9 May 1945 and 19 October 1951.
KOREA
For participation in UN Commission activities in Korea (9-23 June 1950), 30 days' service with British Commonwealth Forces Korea in Korea or Japan (28 July 1953 to 26 August 1957) or with UN Command (MAC) in the DMZ of Korea (27 August 1957 to 13 February 1975).
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