Awarded for operational service on land in Italy, Sicily, Greece, Yugoslavia, the Aegean, and the Dodecanese, Corsica, Sardinia and Elba, 11th June 1943 to 8 May 1945. Also to Navy and Air Force for service in the Mediterranean. The colours of the ribbon are representative of the Italian flag.
Approximately 4,700 were issued to Australians.
All loose ribbon available in 30cm lengths, as full size or miniature.