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Medals Index - A Catalgoue of Decorations and Campaign Medals
Issued By India To United Nations Forces
For The Korean War 1950 - 1954

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Korean War Medals issued by India

WAR MEDALS ISSUED TO INDIAN PERSONNEL

1.  The General Service Medal 1947,– named

a. bar ‘OVERSEAS, KOREA 1950-53’

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2.  The Foreign Service Medal (The Videsh Seva Medal), - named

a.   bar ‘ ’, KOREA in Hindi script

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3.  United Nations Korea Service Medal, English early issue (small lettering on rear) – unnamed

a. Integral bar “KOREA”

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4.  United Nations Korea Service Medal, English later issue (large lettering on rear) – unnamed

a. Integral bar “KOREA”

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Associated Medals and Badges

5.  India Wound Medal – named

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6.  USA, Army Meritorious Unit Citation
7.  ROK, Korea Service Veterans Medal 1975, 1st issue - unnamed

a. bar “KOREA SERVICE VETERANS”

 
 

8.  ROK, Korea Service Veterans Medal 1975, 2nd issue – unnamed

a. bar “KOREA SERVICE VETERAN”

b.  bar “KOREAN WAR VETERAN”

 

Indian forces were awarded the General Service Medal 1947 with clasp  'OVERSEAS, KOREA 1950-53', or the Foreign Service Medal with clasp 'KOREA’, but not both for service in Korea. Although authorised, there is no record of Indian forces being awarded the United Nations Medal for service in Korea.