United Kingdom: Order of Merit

Ribbon: Half blue, half crimson.

Instituted: 23 June 1902 by King Edward VII.

Awarded: For eminent service in the armed forces or achievement in the arts, literature or sciences.

Grades: 1, inCivil & Military Divisions.

Post-nominal letters: OM.

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