Gulf and Kuwait Medal Miniature
If you require your medals to be mounted before they are shipped to you, please select the option for miniature medal mounting on the 1st page of the miniature medal collection. The fee is per medal.
You can find the miniature bar here.
The Gulf and Kuwait Medal recognizes the participation of CF members deployed or in direct support of the operations against Iraq during the Gulf war. The medal is awarded to those employed during the build-up of troops before the beginning of hostilities, and a bar is awarded for those deployed during the actual war.
Eligibility and Criteria
A person enrolled in, attached to, or working with the Canadian Forces may be awarded this medal if the person served a minimum of 30 cumulative days in theatre (between 02 August 1990 and 27 June 1991), on operations to defend against aggression and to liberate Kuwait qualify for the Medal.
Those who served for one day or more in the theatre of operations during actual hostilities (16 January 1991 to 03 March 1991) were awarded the Medal and bar.
The theatre of operations was the special duty area of the Persian Gulf, including Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Iraq as well as those other states on the immediate borders of Iraq.
Those who served for one day or more in the theatre of operations during actual hostilities (16 January 1991 to 03 March 1991) are entitled to the bar. The bar is cupro-nickel (silver in colour) with a maple leaf at its centre.
Image shows front and back face of medal.