Defence Medal, War Medal, Newfoundland Volunteer War Service Medal 2236 to edge in a Royal Mint case of issue Mint


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Defence and War Medal box  addressed Mr L. Jefferies Bridlington East Yorkshire

The Newfoundland Volunteer War Service Medal is a medal created to honour those from the Dominion of Newfoundland who served in British Forces outside of the Dominion during World War II. It was issued to those who did not receive a volunteer war service medal from another country, including Canada, and who had volunteered and served in units or organizations contributed by the Dominion to the allied war effort. The period of qualifying service was from September 3, 1939, through September 2, 1945 but was not established until 1981. It was designed by Ian H. Stewart CM (who was at that time Senior Designer in Residence at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s)