medal and ribbon
The medal, made of silver, is 36 mm in diameter. The ribbon, which is 32mm in width, is red with five equidistant narrow vertical stripes in 'Garter' blue. The design of the obverse bears the crowned head of King George VI, facing left with the legend "+ GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA BRIT OMN REX FID: DEF" The reverse design comprises the figure of St. George, a glory around his head, on horseback facing right, driving his lance into the body of a writhing dragon on the coast of England. In the distance, forming the horizon line, the sea. Around the edge, the text "THE GEORGE MEDAL".The medal is suspended by a ring. The obverse was designed by Mr. Percy Metcalf. This is an example of the George VI second type. The naming is in upright capital letters "ROBERT GRAVER"
George Medal (GM) awarded to Police Lieutenant Robert Graver. London Gazette announcement 24 April 1951. The action took place in the Kulai District of Johore during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). Robert Graver was later killed in action during the Indonesian Confrontation on 13 October 1965.