Search in United Kingdom, Recommendations for Military Honours and Awards, 1935-1990
United Kingdom, Recommendations for Military Honours and Awards, 1935-1990
<p>These records include recommendations for military honours and awards between 1935 and 1990 to British Army personnel and army personnel from British dominions. This collection also includes some awards to members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Royal Air Force, and decorations exchanged between British and Allied armies. A record may include last name, first name, rank, service number, regiment, theatre of combat or operation, award and date of announcement in the London Gazette.</p><br><p>The content in this collection originates from <a href="https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/" target="blank">The National Archives</a> and contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.</p><br><br>The recommendations were made for various reasons including gallantry in the face of the enemy, meritorious service, and distinguished service. The collection includes recommendations for the following awards: Victoria Cross, George Cross, Most Honorable Order of the Bath (Military Division), Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Military Division), Distinguished Service Order, Indian Order of Merit, Royal Red Cross, Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Burma Gallantry Medal, George Medal, Military Medal, British Empire Medal, mentions in despatches and the foreign awards to British recipients.