The official emblem of the Royal Naval Patrol Service sanctioned for wear by Prime Minister of the day, Winston Churchill, is featured on a highly polished background with the words: “ROYAL NAVAL PATROL SERVICE 1939-1945”
A floating mine is surrounded by the words “TO SWEEP AND DESTROY” on the reverse of the medal.
The woven ribbon comprises the dark and light green of the deep and shallow of the ocean while the black stripes represent the mines and orange the explosion. This medal is supplied on a concealed single pin, ready to wear.
HistoryThe specially designed medal is to commemorate service in the Royal Naval Patrol Service between 1939 and 1945.
EligibilityThe Royal Naval Patrol Service Commemorative medal is available exclusively to veterans who served between 1939-1945 or their next of kin.