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  • The Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration, post-nominal letters VD, was established in 1899 as recognition for long and meritorious service as a part-time commissioned officer in any of the organized military forces of the British Colonies, Dependencies and Protectorates. It superseded the Volunteer Officers' Decoration for India and the Colonies in all these territories, but not in the Indian Empire.In 1930, the decoration, along with the Volunteer Officers' Decoration and the Territorial Decoration, were superseded by the Efficiency Decoration in an effort to standardise recognition across the British Empire. (en)
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  • First King George V version, 32 mm ribbon (en)
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  • Officers of part-time Colonial Forces (en)
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  • 1899 (xsd:integer)
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  • Twenty years meritorious service (en)
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  • Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration (en)
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  • VD (en)
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  • Order of wear (en)
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  • Indian Volunteer Forces Officers' Decoration (en)
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  • Discontinued in 1930 (en)
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  • Military long service decoration (en)
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  • The Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration, post-nominal letters VD, was established in 1899 as recognition for long and meritorious service as a part-time commissioned officer in any of the organized military forces of the British Colonies, Dependencies and Protectorates. (en)
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  • Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration (en)
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