Iraq and Syria Campaign Medal

JOR016  وسام حملتي سوريا والعراق

  • Medal was instituted by King Abdullah I in 1942.
  • Medal was awarded to those who took part in the military operations against Rashid Ali Al-Gaylani coup in Iraq and in the Syria–Lebanon campaign.
  • 1941 Iraqi coup d'état - was a nationalist coup d'état in Iraq on 1 April 1941.
  • Syria–Lebanon campaign - was the British invasion of Vichy French Syria and Lebanon.