Medal News

June 2011's News

Want something specific?

Whilst we try to bring a good selection of products to all the fairs we attend we simply can't carry everything; so if there is something specific you'd like bringing to a show then please give us a call on 01404 44166 and we'll make sure we pack it for you! Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 30 June 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Stolen BEM

A British Empire Medal awarded to Richard Frank Barnes has recently been stolen from an address in Petersfield, Hants - if anyone has any information regarding this please contact PC 24215 Richard Jones on 01962 875059 or richard.jones@hampshire.pnn.police.uk . Quoting crime reference:… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 29 June 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Diamond Jubilee Medal unveiled

Diamond Jubilee Medal unveiled The long awaited design of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal has been released. Sporting a "diamond" design on the reverse and a ribbon in keeping with other "Royal event" awards the medal, designed by Timothy Noad, will be awarded along similar lines to the QGJM - i.e. to those members of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 28 June 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Afghanistan Medal for Civilians

A new medal has been announced for those civilians serving in Afghanistan. Similar in intent to the Iraq Reconstruction service Medal (MYB 204C) this new award recognises service by civilians and others involved in the transition to democracy in Afghanistan. It will be awarded to all those who have… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 10 June 2011 by Phil Mussell
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A fine tradition

A Corporal from the 1st Gurkha Rifles has been awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his gallant defence of his post in Afghanistan. In the best traditions of Gurkha soldiering Cpl Dipprasad Pun manged to fight off over a dozen Taliban insurgents - even resorting to using his machine gun… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 2 June 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Medal Yearbook 2012

We're about to start work on the next edition of the acclaimed MEDAL YEARBOOK - which will be launched at the OMRS convention in September. If you have any corrections, additions or amendments now is the time to let us know - please email phil@tokenpublihing.com and we promise to look carefully at… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 2 June 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Boney's Doctor

Boney's Doctor Dangerous ground WE REPORTED in the April issue of MEDAL NEWS that the Australian Government was planning to set up an inquiry to look at the issue of retrospective awards—particularly the Victoria Cross—for certain individuals. It appears that on April 16 an “independent Defence Honours and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 1 June 2011 by Alyson Thomas
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