Instituted on 24 September 1940 by King George VI. During the height of the Blitz, there was a strong desire to reward the many acts of civilian courage. The existing awards open to civilians were not judged suitable to meet the new situation.
If you require this medal to be mounted ready to wear please select from the options below: (Miniature Commemorative & Official Medals CANNOT be group mounted together)
EligibilityAWARD miniature medals complement the full-size commemorative medals and are available without restriction.