Instituted on October 22ns 1943 for service of at least 18 months between September 3rd 1939 and March 1st 1947.
The ribbon can bear up to three bars.
1) The Overseas Service Bar for 60 days of service overseas.
2) The Dieppe Bar for participation in the Raid on Dieppe on August 19th 1942.
3) The Hong Kong bar for participating in the defence of Hong Kong between December 8th and December 25th 1941.