The Gulf War Medal was a campaign medal approved in 1992, for issue to officers and men of British forces who served in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia during Operation Granby (the liberation of Kuwait) in 1990-1991.
Two types of clasp were awarded with the medal:
Awarded for seven days continuous service between these dates in the designated Theatre of Operations. This clasp signifies service during the actual war.
A rosette is worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of either clasp.
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