General Service Medal

  • Medal instituted on 31 August 1987.
  • Medal awarded to persons who hold certain offices or of certain lengths of service or who have rendered good and special service to Vanuatu. The medal shall be awarded to mark historic events in Vanuatu.
  • A bar or bars, 32 mm wide, made of cupro-nickel silver, inscribed with the historic event or the name of the place at which the event occurred shall be attached to the ribbon and shall form part of the medal. Where two or more bars are awarded they shall be worn on the ribbon of a single medal.
  • The original Act can be viewed here.