Ribbon: Royal blue with scarlet stripes and green edges.
Instituted: 22 October 1943.
Awarded: For at least 18 months' service between 3 September 1939 and 1 March 1947.
Overseas Service - A plain bar & maple leaf emblem indicates 60 days' service overseas.
Ribbon emblem for
Overseas Service Bar.
Dieppe Bar - Awarded to those who took part in the Dieppe Raid, 19 August 1942.
Hong Kong Bar - awarded to those who served in the Battle of Hong Kong, 8-25 December 1941.
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