1940–1945 Colonial War Effort Medal
The 1940–1945 Colonial War Effort Medal (French: Médaille de l'Effort de Guerre Colonial 1940-1945, Dutch: Medaille voor de Koloniale Oorlogsinspanning 1940-1945) was a Belgian war service medal established by royal decree of the Regent on 30 January 1947 and awarded to government civil servants, magistrates, volunteer members of the female auxiliary service, missionaries, civilian agents of the different departments and civilians who served honourably for at least one year in the Belgian Congo or Ruanda-Urundi colonies of the Kingdom of Belgium in Africa between 10 May 1940 and 7 May 1945. Persons eligible for the award of both the 1940–1945 Colonial War Effort Medal and the 1940–1945 African War Medal could only receive one of the two, usually the one earned for the longest service.
What is 1940–1945 Colonial War Effort Medal subject of?
1940–1945 Colonial War Effort Medal is subject of 1947 establishments in Belgium, Awards established in 1947, Military awards and decorations of Belgium, Orders, decorations, and medals of Belgium and Belgian Congo in World War II.