Government Vietnam Service Medal lapel badge : C H Carney, Merchant Navy

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL35606
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Brass
Maker Unknown
Place made United States of America
Date made c 1970s
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

US Government Vietnam Service Medal lapel badge. The badge features a burning torch located centrally, with a Vietnamese Dragon coiled around the torch's base. Around the badge in raised lettering is 'VIETNAM' and 'SERVICE'. The reverse of the badge has a pin back and is secured by a butterfly tabbed clip.

History / Summary

Associated with the service of Cleve Hart Carney, who served with the Merchant Navy, including on operations off the coast of Vietnam during the war.