Who received the Victory Medal?

Who received the Victory Medal?

The Victory Medal was issued to all those who received the 1914 Star or the 1914-15 Star, and to most of those who were awarded the British War Medal. It was never awarded on its own. 149 sitting MPs and 192 Peers were among the 5,725,000 or so recipients.

Did everyone get a victory medal?

The Victory Medal (United Kingdom) was issued to all those who received the 1914 Star or the 1914–15 Star, and to most of those who were awarded the British War Medal. It was not awarded singly.

Did all soldiers in ww1 get medals?

1914-1915 Star These included all who served in any theatre of war outside the UK between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915, except those eligible for the 1914 Star. Neither the 1914 Star nor the 1914-15 Star were awarded alone. The recipient would also have received the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

How can I get my grandad’s war medals?

You can apply for a medal if you served in the armed forces and are eligible. Find out the types of medal the Ministry of Defence ( MOD ) issues….Apply for a medal

  1. the army.
  2. the Royal Navy.
  3. the Royal Marines.
  4. the Royal Air Force ( RAF )
  5. the Home Guard.
  6. the reserve forces.

How do I track down my war medals?

Medal Tracker Token Publishing Ltd (the guys behind UK magazine Medal News) have an online medal finding service called Medal Tracker. With the Medal Tracker anyone can upload details of the medals they are looking for and medal dealers around the country can check in and see if they have anything in their stock.

What medals am I entitled?

Decorations, Gallantry and Distinguished Conduct medals

  • The Victoria Cross.
  • The George Cross.
  • The Conspicuous Gallantry Cross.
  • The Distinguished Service Cross.
  • The Military Cross.
  • The Distinguished Flying Cross.
  • The Air Force Cross.
  • The Royal Red Cross (Class 2) front and back.

How do I trace military medals?

Information on the available Medal Rolls can be found in the Collections List, available on the website: (www.forces-war-records.co.uk/collections). Like all our collections, these will automatically be brought up in any relevant name search.

Do military medals have names on them?

U.S. military awards currently issued to service members All awards and decorations may be awarded to any service member unless otherwise designated by name or notation.

Do ww2 medals have names on them?

Second World War medals are not named. Check the official description of eligibility for each medal. The locations and dates of service recorded on an individual’s service record will indicate if they are entitled to a particular medal.

Who got the Burma Star?

Burma Star

Name Date of birth Awards
Ali, Abbas
Allen, Robert Swinton 24-07-1914 more
Allmand, Michael 22-08-1923
Aziz, Mohammad Abdul

How do I find my retired military personnel?

How to Locate U.S. Military Personnel and Veterans

  1. By phone at 1-877-272-7337.
  2. Through an online request (You’ll first need to create an account.)
  3. Using its Hero Care app on your mobile device.