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  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de diamant de la reine Elizabeth II ) or The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal created in 2012 to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms. There are three versions of the medal: one issued by the United Kingdom, another by Canada, and the thir...

  • Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II ) or the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medal created in 2002 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession. The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal was awarded in Canada to nominees who contributed to public life. The Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal was awarded to ...

  • 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal

    The 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal (French: Médaille commémorative du 125e anniversaire de la Confédération du Canada) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and was awarded to Canadians who were deemed to have made a significant contribution to their fellow citizens, to their communi...

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de la reine Élisabeth II) was a commemorative medal created in 1977 to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The medal was physically identical in all realms where it was awarded, save for Canada, where it contained unique elements; as an int...

  • King George V Silver Jubilee Medal

    The King George V Silver Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medal made to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the coronation of King George V and was established on May 6, 1935 . Issue 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 C...

  • Victory Medal (United Kingdom)

    The Victory Medal (also called the Inter-Allied Victory Medal ) is a United Kingdom and British Empire First World War campaign medal.The design and ribbon was also adopted by Belgium, Brazil, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Siam, Union of South Africa and the USA in accordance with the decision of the Inter-Allied Peace Conference at Versailles (a 'Winged...

  • British War Medal (1914-1918)

    The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the United Kingdom which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in the First World War. Two versions of the medal were produced. About 6.5 million were struck in silver and 110,000 were struck in bronze, the latter for award to Chinese, Maltese and Indian Labour Corps.==Institution==The British War Medal was instit...

  • Police Exemplary Service Medal

    The Police Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille de la police pour services distingués) is a Canadian service medal for police officers. The medal honours 20 years of full-time exemplary service by police officers serving with one or more recognized Canadian police forces. The medal may also be awarded in extraordinary circumstances, such as a posthumous award to a police officer who died i...

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Long Service Medal

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Long Service Medal was established by royal warrant on 6 March 1934 by King George V. It is the oldest continually awarded honour within the Canadian honours system, and the first created specifically for Canadian service within Canada.[2] Initially proposed by the Royal Northwest Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, it took more than ten years for the proposa...

  • Meritorious Service Medal (Canada)

    The Meritorious Service Medal (French: Médaille du service méritoire ) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, one of the two Meritorious Service Decorations gifted by the Canadian monarch, generally through his or her viceroy-in-Council. Created in 1991, the medal is intended to recognize individuals—both Canadian and foreign—who have carried out meritorious acts bringi...

  • Canadian Centennial Medal

    The Canadian Centennial Medal (French: Médaille du centenaire du Canada) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint in 1967 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation and was awarded to Canadians who were recommended by governments and professional, educational and cultural associations, as well as military and protective services, veterans’ groups, sport...

  • War Medal 1939–1945

    The War Medal 1939–1945 is a campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom on 16 August 1945, for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who had served full-time in the Armed Forces or the Merchant Navy for at least 28 days between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.==Institution==The duration of the Second World War in Europe was from 3 September 1939 to 8 May 1945, while...

  • Defence Medal (United Kingdom)

    The Defence Medal (United Kingdom) is a campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945, to be awarded to subjects of the British Commonwealth for both non-operational military and certain types of civilian service during the Second World War.==Institution==The duration of the Second World War in Europe was from 3 September 1939 to 8 May 1945, while in the Pacific Theatre ...

  • Africa General Service Medal (1902-1956)

    The Africa General Service Medal 1902-1956 was a campaign medal of the Commonwealth. It was awarded for minor campaigns in tropical Africa, it was still current in 1914 and nine later clasps were issued. The medal is never seen without a clasp and some are very rare, most being granted to local forces like the King's African Rifles.==Description==* The obverse with uncrowned head, name and titl...

  • General Service Medal (1962-2007)

    The General Service Medal ( 1962 GSM , also sometimes referred to as the Campaign Service Medal ), was introduced in 1962 to combine the General Service Medal (1918), as awarded to the Army and RAF, and the Naval General Service Medal (1915). The 1962 GSM was awarded until 2007, when it was replaced by the Operational Service Medal. In 2015 the General Service Medal (2008) was introduced.==Desc...

  • General Service Medal - Army and Air Force (1918-62)

    The General Service Medal ( 1918 GSM ) was instituted to recognise service in minor Army and Air Force operations for which no separate medal was intended. It was equivalent to the 1915 Naval General Service Medal. Both these medals were replaced by the General Service Medal in 1962. Description The 1918 GSM is a circular silver medal.[1] The obverse shows the crowned effigy of the reigni...

  • India General Service Medal (1936-39)

    The Indian General Service Medal ( 1936 IGSM ) was a campaign medal approved on 3 August 1938, for issue to officers and men of the British and Indian armies, and of the Royal Air Force.The 1936 IGSM was awarded for various minor military campaigns in India, during 1936 to 1939. Each action covered by the medal was represented by a clasp on the ribbon; two were sanctioned.[2] Recipients of a Me...

  • Naval General Service Medal (1915-62)

    The Naval General Service Medal ( 1915 NGSM ) was instituted in 1915 to recognise service by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines in minor campaigns that would otherwise not earn a specific campaign medal. The Army/Air Force equivalent was the General Service Medal (1918). Both these medals were replaced by the General Service Medal in 1962.==Clasps==* PERSIAN GULF 1909–14 – for operations against ...

  • India General Service Medal (1908-35)

    The Indian General Service Medal ( 1909 IGSM ) was a campaign medal approved on 1 January 1909, for issue to officers and men of the British and Indian armies. In 1925 it was also awarded to officers and men of the Royal Air Force. The 1909 IGSM was awarded for various minor military campaigns in India, during 1908 to 1935. Each campaign was represented by a clasp on the ribbon; 12 were sanct...

  • Territorial Force War Medal (1914-19)

    The Territorial Force War Medal was a campaign medal awarded to members of the British Territorial Force and Territorial Force Nursing Services who served overseas in World War I; it is the rarest of the five British Great War medals.The medal was established in April 1920 for award to members of the Territorial Force and Territorial Force Nursing Services who volunteered for service overseas o...

  • Mercantile Marine War Medal

    The Mercantile Marine War Medal was established in 1919 and awarded by the Board of Trade of the United Kingdom to mariners of the Merchant Navy for one or more voyages through a war or danger zone during the course of the First World War.==Institution==During the period from 5 August 1914, the day following the British declaration of war against the German Empire, and the armistice of 11 Novem...

  • Newfoundland Volunteer War Service Medal

    The Newfoundland Volunteer War Service Medal was created to honour those from Newfoundland & Labrador who served in the British Forces outside of the province. It was issued to those who did not receive a volunteer war service medal from another country and who had volunteered and served in units or organizations contributed by the Dominion of Newfoundland to the allied war effort. The period o...

  • Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

    The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal is granted to persons of any rank in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada who voluntarily served on Active Service from September 3, 1939, to March 1, 1947. The medal was established on October 22, 1943.==Criteria==Members of the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada are eligible for this medal if they voluntarily served on Active Service and honour...

  • Imperial Service Medal

    The Imperial Service Medal is a medal affiliated with the Imperial Service Order. The medal was established under the statutes of the Imperial Service Order, on 8 August 1902, by King Edward VII. It is presented to selected civil servants who complete 25 years service upon their retirement.

  • Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal

    Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal===Terms==Established in 2003 to recognize exemplary long service for individuals working in a direct capacity to protect people and/or property, and supervisory personnel in the public service sectors who ensure the safety, security and protection of Saskatchewan citizens.These individuals set high standards and strive for excellence in their duties so eve...

  • British Columbia Fire Services Long Service Medal

    British Columbia Fire Services Long Service Medal=Awarded by the Provincial Government of British Columbia to persons who have completed at least twenty-five (25) years of paid or volunteer fire service in British Columbia. This is to recognize the dedication and selflessness with which these individuals have served their community and this province in the protection of life and property. ==Bar...

  • Ontario Provincial Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

    Awarded by the Ontario Government to members of the Ontario Provincial Police for 20 years service.The qualifications are:# The Provincial Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal was awarded to those members of the Force who were of irreproachable character, and who had served in the Force not less than 20 years, the last 10 of which was with good conduct and satisfactory service.# Medal awa...

  • Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery

    The Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery recognizes individual acts of outstanding courage and bravery by members of Ontario's firefighting services.This honour is an important way to demonstrate public support for the often hazardous nature of the work of our firefighters.For more information on this Ontario medal, please visit the link at the top of this project.

  • Ontario Medal for Police Bravery

    The Ontario Medal for Police Bravery recognizes acts of outstanding courage and bravery by members of Ontario's police services.This honour is an important way to demonstrate public support for police officers across Ontario.For more information on the honour, please visit the link at the top of this page.

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces

    The Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces was instituted in 1953, as an Air Force version of the Queen's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces. One medal each can be awarded to the champion shot of annual small arms marksmanship competitions held by the Air Forces of the United Kingdom and those member countries of the British Commonwealth whose Governments desire to take...

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces

    The Medal for the Best Shot in the British Army, Infantry , was instituted by Queen Victoria in 1869 and was awarded annually from 1870 to 1882 to the best shot of the Infantry of the British Army, including the Royal Engineers and the Colonial Corps. In 1923, the medal was re-introduced by King George V and designated the King's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces . It could now ...

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shot (Canada)

    The Queen's Medal for Champion Shot (French: Médaille de la Reine pour tireur d'élite ) is a Canadian medal instituted on 28 August 1991 to honour one member each of the Canadian Armed Forces (CF) Regular Force and either the CF Reserve Force or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) who obtained the highest aggregate score in stages one and two of the Queen's Medal Competition. It replaced i...

  • Congressional Silver Medal

    Congressional Silver Medal A Congressional Silver Medal is an award bestowed by the United States Congress. They have been made in either non-portable (not designed to be worn) or decoration (designed to be worn) form. Congress has been authorizing gold medals since George Washington received the first one in 1776. Occasionally Congress will authorize a silver medal in conjunction with the ...

  • NATO Meritorious Service Medal

    The NATO Meritorious Service Medal was first awarded in 2003 to commend NATO staff whose personal initiative and dedication went beyond their duty to make a difference both to their colleagues, and to NATO as an organisation. The Medal is the personal Award of The Secretary General of NATO, who signs each citation. Less than 50 medals are awarded each year and it remains the only significant aw...

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  • NATO Medal for Yugoslavia

    This project is for those that have been awarded the NATO Medal for service in Yugoslavia. The actual service had to have occured between July 16, 1992 and December 2, 2004 in support of the NATO intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina .

  • NATO Medal for Kosovo

    This project is for those that have been awarded the NATO Medal for service in regards to Kosovo. The actual service had to have occured between March 24, 1999 and June 10, 1999 in support of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in regards to Kosovo .

  • NATO Medal for Macedonia

    This project is for those that have been awarded the NATO Medal for service in regards to the Republic of Macedonia. The actual service had to have occured between August 22, 2001 and September 26, 2001 in support of Operation Essential Harvest . Service time was originally 25 days to be awarded this medal, but was changed to 30 days for the rest of the mission that took place after this part w...

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Pakistan

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who went to Pakistan under the direction of NATO in response to t he 2005 Kashmir earthquake .

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for the Balkins

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of those who were awarded the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for the Balkins. This medal is still being awarded by NATO.

  • NATO Article 5 Medal for Operation Active Endeavour

    Operation Active Endeavour is a maritime operation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It operates in the Mediterranean Sea and is designed to prevent the movement of terrorists or weapons of mass destruction. It has also collateral benefits in enhanced security of shipping in general. It is one of the first military actions taken by NATO in response to an invocation of Article 5 of the ...

  • NATO Article 5 Medal for Operation Eagle Assist

    Operation Eagle Assist began following the September 11 attacks on October 9, 2001, after the North Atlantic Council's October 4 decision to operationalize Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. In total, 830 crew members from 13 NATO nations executed 360 operational sorties, totaling nearly 4300 hours, over the skies of the United States in NATO AWACS aircraft.The decision to terminate what w...

  • Multinational Force and Observers Medal

    The Multinational Force and Observers Medal is an international military decoration which was first created on March 24, 1982. The medal was established under the authority of the Director-General of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) which were established to monitor a neutral ceasefire zone, between Egypt and Israel, as the result of the Yom Kippur War of 1973.The medal is awarded fo...

  • International Commission of Control and Supervision Medal

    The International Commission of Control and Supervision Medal is a service medal awarded to personnel from the four countries that made up the International Commission of Control and Supervision (ICCS). The ICCS was established by the Paris Peace Accords in 1973 to supervise the cease-fire, the withdrawal of troops, the dismantlement of military bases, the activity at ports of entry and the ret...

  • International Commission for Supervision and Control Medal

    The International Commission for Supervision and Control Medal is an international service medal awarded to personnel from the three countries that made up the International Commission for Supervision and Control (ICSC). The ICSC was born from the Geneva Agreements of 1954 which ended the First Indochina War. The medal was awarded for 90 days cumulative service with the ICSC between 1954 and 19...

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Operation Resolute Support - Afghanistan

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who were awarded the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan.==Purpose==Resolute Support or Operation Resolute Support is a NATO-led training, advisory, assistance, and counter-terror mission consisting of over 13,000 troops in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, which began on January 1, 2015...

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Operation Unified Protector

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who served with the Non-Article 5 Operation Unified Protector in support of United Nations Security Council resolutions 1970 and 1973 . The dates of service had to be between March 23, 2011 and October 31, 2011.

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Africa

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who were awarded the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Africa .

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Logistical Support in Sudan

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who were awarded the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal with the Sudan clasp .

  • NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Training Mission in Iraq (NTM-Iraq)

    The NATO Training Mission – Iraq was established in 2004 at the request of the Iraqi Interim Government under the provisions of UN Security Council Resolution 1546. The aim of NTM-I was to assist in the development of Iraqi security forces training structures and institutions so that Iraq could build an effective and sustainable capability that addressed the needs of the nation. NTM-I was not a...

  • Common Security and Defence Policy Service Medal

    The Common Security and Defence Policy Service Medal (formerly the European Security and Defence Policy Service Medal), is an international military decoration awarded to individuals, both military and civilian, who have served with CSDP missions. Since the 1990s the European Union has taken a greater role in military missions both in Europe and abroad. These actions were taken under the Common...

  • International Force East Timor Medal

    The International Force East Timor (INTERFET) Medal recognises members of the Australian Defence Force who served for 30 days (or 30 sorties) in East Timor during the INTERFET campaign (16 September 1999 – 10 April 2000). The qualifying area comprises East Timor and the sea adjacent to East Timor out to a distance of 12 nautical miles (22 km) from the low water mark.Australian Defence Force per...

  • European Community Monitor Mission Medal

    The European Community Monitor Mission Medal is a medal which recognizes service with the European Community Monitor Mission in the former Yugoslavia which ran from 1991-2007. The mission came about as part of the Brijuni Agreement of 8 July 1991, which ended hostilities between Slovenia and Yugoslavia. This mission was to monitor the withdrawal of the Yugoslav People's Army from Slovenia. As t...

  • Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal

    The Diamond Jubilee Medal was instituted in 1897 by Royal Warrant as a British decoration. The medal was awarded to members of the Royal Family and the court, guests at the celebrations of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee and the soldiers and sailors that paraded that day in London.The round silver medal was worn on the left side of the breast, suspended from a garterblue ribbon with two wide w...

  • Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee Medal

    The Golden Jubilee Medal was instituted in 1887 by Royal Warrant as a British decoration to be awarded to participants of Queen Victoria's golden jubilee celebrations.==Issue==The medal was awarded to members of the Royal Family and the court, guests at the celebrations of Queen Victoria's golden jubilee and the soldiers and sailors that paraded that day in London.==Categories==The medals were ...

  • Confederation Diamond Jubilee Medal

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who were awarded the Confederation Diamond Jubilee Medal in 1927.

  • Confederation Medal (Canada)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of those who were awarded Canada's first honour, the Confederation Medal . See Photos and Documents for an uploaded document on the history of this medal.

  • Polar Medal (Canada)

    The Polar Medal (Canada) (French: Médaille polaire ) is a Canadian decoration intended to honour explorers of Canada's polar regions and defenders of the country's sovereignty in the north. The medal was initially conceived by Governor General Adrienne Clarkson as the Governor General's Northern Medal and created on September 15, 2005, to award those who serve with distinction in northern Canad...

  • Royal Victorian Medal

    The Royal Victorian Medal (RVM) is a decoration established by Queen Victoria in April 1896. On 14 May 1912, King George V further confirmed the institution of the medal with an additional royal warrant. A part of the Royal Victorian Order, it is a reward for personal service to the Sovereign or the royal family, and is the personal gift of the sovereign. Although the Medal is related to the Ro...

  • Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

    The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields.As an official Canadian honour, the Medal for Volunteers incorporates and replaces the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. The Medal builds on the legacy and spirit of the Caring Canadian Award by honouring the dedication and commitment of v...

  • Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal

    The Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (French: Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix) is a campaign medal created in 1988 to recognize the contributions of all Canadian Peacekeepers towards the ultimate goal of peace, after the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations was awarded that year's Nobel Peace Prize.=History=In 1988, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to United Natio...

  • Alberta Centennial Medal

    The Alberta Centennial Medal is a commemorative medal celebrating Alberta’s first 100 years of confederation.==Purpose==This medal is meant to pay tribute to Albertans whose achievements have benefited their fellow citizens, their community and their province.==Eligibility==The medal could be awarded to living men, women and youth who made significant contributions to their fellow citizens, the...

  • Saskatchewan Centennial Medal

    The Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of Saskatchewan also called the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal is a commemorative medal struck to celebrate the first 100 years since Saskatchewan's entrance into Canadian Confederation.The medal recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to society and honours outstanding achievements. Approximately 4,200 medals were produced.

  • Corrections Exemplary Service Medal

    The Corrections Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués en milieu correctionnel) is a Canadian service medal for correctional officers and employees.It is, within the Canadian system of honours, the second highest of the exemplary service medals.To qualify for this medal the recipient has to meet the following criteria:* 20 years of full-time (but not necessarily cons...

  • Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal

    The Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille de pompiers pour services distingués) is a service medal created in 1985 by the Canadian monarch-in-Council to recognize members of recognized Canadian fire services who had served for 20 years, ten years of which have been served in the performance of duties involving potential risks. A bar, bearing a maple leaf in silver, is given fo...

  • Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal

    The Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués de la Garde côtière canadienne) is a service medal created in 1991 by the Canadian monarch-in-Council to recognize members of the Canadian Coast Guard or a supporting organization who had served for 20 years, half of which time was spent in operations that involved possible personal risk. It is, within t...

  • Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal

    The Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués des services d'urgence médicale) is a Canadian service medal for Emergency medical service personnel. The medal honours 20 years of exemplary service by professional pre-hospital emergency medical service personnel. It is, within the Canadian system of honours, the fifth of the exemplary service me...

  • Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal

    The Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal (French: La Médaille pour services distingués des agents de la paix) is a Canadian service medal for peace officers. The medal honours 20 years of exemplary service by peace officers as designated by the Governor General. It is, within the Canadian system of honours, the sixth and newest of the exemplary service medals.==Award criteria==The award of the...

  • Medal of Military Valour (Canada)

    The Medal of Military Valour (French: Médaille de la vaillance militaire ) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, the third highest award for military valour, and one of three honours for military valour gifted by the Canadian monarch, generally through his or her viceroy-in-Council. Created in 1993, the medal is presented to both living and deceased members of the Cana...

  • Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal

    The Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal (SVM) is a civil decoration for volunteers in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, introduced in 1995 by the Government of Saskatchewan. Prior to the establishment of the medal volunteerism could be recognized by the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, but this is only one of the fields for which the Order is presented. The medal was established to remedy inadequate ...