The medal is round in shape, made of a yellow metal alloy stamp.
The obverse depicts a cross of military merit without swords. The reverse bears the inscription in Gothic script - "Für Kriegsverdienst 1929" (For military merit 1939). An eyelet for a ring is attached to the upper part of the medal, through which a white-red-white-black silk ribbon is threaded.
The diameter is 32 mm.
The safety is good.