India 1947 Medal of Independence, impressed with military name along edge

Indian Independence
15th August 1947

'GEORGIUS: VI D : G : BRITT : OMN : REX : FID : DEF'

The medal is Named as awarded to (impressed on edge): "1107069 GNR. PRITAM SINGH, ARTY"

Condition: no ribbon, both sides worn, side with latin has pitting/scratches with loss of patina.

 

The Indian Independence Medal was instituted by George VI in 1949 as a commemorative medal. It was used to reward British military personnel for their contribution after the independence of the Dominion of India in August 1947.

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