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Date Instituted

1943

Campaign

Second World War 1939-45

Obverse

Seven marching service men and women with the inscription `1939 CANADA 1945’ and `VOLUNTARY SERVICE VOLONTAIRE’

Reverse

Canadian coat of arms.

Size

36mm

Metal:

Silver

Naming

Unnamed

Clasps

2 – Bar with maple leaf;  DIEPPE;

Approx. Medals issued


Comments

Awarded to all Canadian forces who completed 18 months of voluntary service. The maple leaf bar was awarded to service men and women who had served outside Canada. Bar with the word `DIEPPE’ was awarded to those who took part in the Dieppe raid in 1942

CANADIAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE MEDAL