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General Service Medal (GVI)

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General Service Medal (GVI), bar Palestine 1945-48, Private Jaber Said El Jaber, Trans Jordan Frontier Force, the Para-military border guard tasked to defend Trans-Jordan’s Northern and Southern borders…

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General Service Medal (GVI), bar Palestine 1945-48, Private Jaber Said El Jaber, Trans Jordan Frontier Force, the Para-military border guard tasked to defend Trans-Jordan’s Northern and Southern borders. They were also an Imperial Service regiment. It was established at Sarafand 1/04/1926 with a cadre drawn from the Arab Legion and quickly grew into three Cavalry squadrons, each of 120 men and an infantry unit, at the time of the Jewish Revolt in Palestine during 1945-1948, the TJFF had four units, the Headquarters Wing, The Mobile Guard Squadron, The 1st Cavalry Horsed Regiment and the 1st Mechanised Regiment. Some official corrections to naming as often found.