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World War 2 - Periods and Places

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Period of conflict

For qualifying service to be recognised in World War 2, a person must have served during the period 3 September 1939 to 29 October 1945 (both dates included). Qualifying service can be recognised for service after this period if the veteran was involved in post-war bomb and mine clearance activity.     

For operational service to be recognised in World War 2, a person must have served during the period 3 September 1939 to 28 April 1952 (both dates included).