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Imperial Service Medal

I have recently come into possession of medals belonging to my great uncle who was a regular soldier between the wars & in WW2. There's an Africa Star, 39-45 Star, War Medal, Defence Medal & an Indian General Service Medal with the clasp "North West Frontier 1936-7".
There's also an Imperial Service Medal - my mum says he worked in Whitehall post war, possibly in communications or signals (he had been RSigs).
I'd like to get the medals cleaned, re-ribboned & court mounted but this gives rise to questions;
How can I find out if that's all the medals there ought to be (the bar was split up for a while)? - I do have his service number.
What's the sequence (I assume IGSM, AS, 39-45 Star, WM, DM, ISM)?
Can the ISM be mounted with the others & if so, where would it be placed?
All suggestions gratefully received,
 
The order of wear for that group is IGSM, 39-45, Africa Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, ISM.

The ISM should have his full name inscribed on the reverse: this is then searchable through the London Gazette (though dependent on when he was awarded it).

The ISM is/was pretty much a long service award for Civil Service.

The IGSM should be researchable through Ancestry (currently free up to 11 Nov 2020) or, if you're happy to release his full name, I can have a look for you.
 
Reverse? For the love of God man!
 
Inscribed on the reverse? I doubt it's a pre-1920 award.
 
ISM was/is a post-retirement award, and not very common. Also for working grades rather than office types.

In my time I knew of a couple, for a guy in file store and another for a messenger.
 
The order of wear for that group is IGSM, 39-45, Africa Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, ISM.

The ISM should have his full name inscribed on the reverse: this is then searchable through the London Gazette (though dependent on when he was awarded it).

The ISM is/was pretty much a long service award for Civil Service.

The IGSM should be researchable through Ancestry (currently free up to 11 Nov 2020) or, if you're happy to release his full name, I can have a look for you.
I've just been & had a look, the ISM is stamped around the rim, it reads "William Edwin Butler".
 

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Just for reference.

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Medal Yearbook 2020.
 
ISM was/is a post-retirement award, and not very common. Also for working grades rather than office types.

In my time I knew of a couple, for a guy in file store and another for a messenger.
It can be awarded to office types, entitlement is by grade not industrial/non industrial.
Industrial Skill Zones and Non industrial E1s/E2s
Management grades are not eligible, but can be if they leave having downgraded.
(I handed one over to someone who had been a scientific grade but had downgraded to E2 in later years for a quiet job)

A minimum of 25 years service is required, but it isn’t provided until after you leave.
 
It can be awarded to office types, entitlement is by grade not industrial/non industrial.
Industrial Skill Zones and Non industrial E1s/E2s
Management grades are not eligible, but can be if they leave having downgraded.
(I handed one over to someone who had been a scientific grade but had downgraded to E2 in later years for a quiet job)

A minimum of 25 years service is required, but it isn’t provided until after you leave.
He was a Radio Officer, the award was gazetted on 20th March 1975.
 

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