Genealogy Projects tagged with Military order on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Order of Military Merit - Canada

    The Order of Military Merit (French: Ordre du mérite militaire ) is a military honour for merit that is, within the Canadian system of honours, the second highest order administered by the Governor General-in-Council, on behalf of the Canadian monarch. Created in 1972 to replace a grouping within the Order of Canada, the order was established to recognize members of the Canadian Forces&#...

  • Chivalric Orders Umbrella

    Briefly put, Orders may be either be; Military orders , Chivalric/Knighthood orders or Orders of Merit A military order is any one of a variety of Christian societies of knights that were founded from the Middle Ages onwards for the purpose of crusading, either in the Holy Land or against Islam (for example, in Spain during the Reconquista) or against pagans (for example, against th...