|King George V Silver Jubilee Medal|
|Awarded for||community contribution|
|Presented by||United Kingdom and|
|Established||6 May 1935|
|Next (higher)||King George V Durbar Medal|
|Next (lower)||King George VI Coronation Medal|
The King George V Silver Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal, instituted to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the accession of King George V.
This medal was awarded as a personal souvenir by King George V to commemorate his Silver Jubilee. It was awarded to the Royal Family and selected officers of state, officials and servants of the Royal Household, ministers, government officials, mayors, public servants, local government officials, members of the navy, army, air force and police in Britain, her colonies and Dominions.
For Coronation and Jubilee medals, the practice up until 1977 was that United Kingdom authorities decided on a total number to be produced, then allocated a proportion to each of the Commonwealth countries and Crown dependencies and possessions. The award of the medals was then at the discretion of the local government authority, who were free to decide who would be awarded a medal and why.
A total of 85,234 medals were awarded, including
The medal was worn with other coronation and jubilee medals, immediately after campaign and polar medals, and before long service awards. Ladies could wear the medal near their left shoulder with the ribbon tied in the form of a bow.
The following list includes some notable Australians who received the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal. It is not an exhaustive list of recipients.
The following list includes notable New Zealanders who received the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal, and is not an exhaustive list of recipients.