Medal for special dedication of the Dutch Association of Volunteer Home Guards 1924
(Medaille voor bijzondere toewijding aan de Nederlandse Vereniging van Vrijwillige Burgerwachten)
Instituted 1924
Amount issued


Value category Above average

This medal was instituted in 1924 as a reward for dedication to the Dutch Association of Volunteer Home Guards. These Home Guards were decommisioned by the German occupying authorities during WW2 on 1 september 1940. On the obverse in the centre the Dutch Lion, sorrounded by the 11 arms of the (then existing) provinces. On the reverse a blank space can be used to engrave the name of bearer. The medal is bronze, diameter 41 mm.