British Women’s Voluntary Service Medal in Case . BM483


British Women’s Voluntary Service medal in case. Royal Mint marked case. The WVS Long Service medal is presented by Royal Voluntary Service on behalf of the Queen and is awarded to a volunteer after they complete forty duties each year over a period of fifteen years.

The Royal Voluntary Service (known as the Women’s Voluntary Services (WVS) from 1938 to 1966; Women’s Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) from 1966 to 2004 and WRVS from 2004 to 2013) is a voluntary organization concerned with helping people in need throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1938 by Stella Isaacs, Marchioness of Reading, as a British women’s organization to recruit women into the Air Raid Precautions (ARP) services to help in the event of War.

The Women’s Voluntary Service Medal was instituted on 23 March 1961.


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Weight3 oz
Dimensions5 × 3 × 1 in

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