Orders, Decorations and Medals of the United Kingdom
Links and Other References
Tony Farrell, who generously shared his collection of UK medal pictures; Andrew Pattison and Martin Wagner who have been enthusiastically photographing their own collections to send me pictures, and Lukasz Graszewski for the Royal Family Orders. Ian McCloud sent a picture of his own Ambulance Service (Emergency Duties) LS & GC Medal. Freddie of Philip Burman Military Medals (UK) who is also sending me pictures, Gareth Ollard for the 8th Army bar to the Italy Star and Rowley Jones for information on Ambulance Service awards.
The Ministry of Defence - Medals Office - terms of award & how to apply
Directgov - Honours, awards and Medals - information about the British Honours System and how they are awarded.
Eric Bush - Ribbons of Britain
David Devine - Rusty Knight: British Medals
Lukasz Gaszewski - British Commonwealth Decorations Ribbon Rackbuilder
Jean-Paul LeBlanc - Medals of Britain
Jeremy Newman - Jeremy's Medals: UK
Stephen Stratford - UK Medals - part of an excellent site on various military matters.
Norman Wood - Royal Jersey Militia - an excellent site that includes medals awarded to the Militia.
Yuri Yashnev - For Merit: United Kingdom
Britain's Small Wars - wonderful resource on British military activity around the world between 1945 and 1992.
Robert W. Gould Campaign Medals of the British Army 1815-1972 Arms & Armour 1972.
Page last updated: 11 April 2012