Africa General Service Medal

A campaign medal it was awarded for participation in minor campaigns that took place in tropical Africa between 1900 and 1956. A total of 45 clasps were issued. The medal was never seen without a clasp. The medal ribbon is yellow with black edges and two narrow green stripes towards the centre. The Kenya clasp was awarded to those who had completed a minimum of 90 days service between 21 October, 1952 and 17 November, 1956 during the Mau Uprising by the Kikuyu people. The medal with the Kenya clasp is shown in the middle of the attached image.