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British Awards, Honours and Decorations - page 5


The illustrations marked * on this page are provided courtesy of Worcestershire Medal Services Ltd.  This section is not intended to give a definitive list of all British Honours and Awards, merely to illustrate the main awards which will be mentioned in the biographical pages.

Orders of Chivalry

Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order 

GCVO

Star of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order 

KCVO

 

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order 

CVO

*

Badge of Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order 

LVO

 

Member of the Royal Victorian Order 

MVO

*

Badge of Member of the Royal Victorian Order

Knights Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

 GBE

Star of Knights Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Knights Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

KBE

 

Star of Knights Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

CBE

*

Badge of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

OBE

*

The ribbon shown here is for the OBE (Military), the civil version does not have the grey central stripe

RAF Personnel awarded the OBE for gallantry

Badge of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

MBE

*

The ribbon shown here is for the MBE (Military), the civil version does not have the grey central stripe

RAF Personnel awarded the MBE for gallantry

Badge of Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

British Empire Medal

BEM

*

The ribbon shown here is for the BEM (Civil)

RAF Personnel awarded the BEM for gallantry

British Empire Medal

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