The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Honours, Rewards & Decorations


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Honours, Rewards & Decorations - awarded to Members past and present of the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment during the period of the Great War- the ranks shown are those held at the time of the award

A  to B 

C to D 

E to G

H to K

L to O

P to R

S to T

U to Y

 


REGIMENTAL HONOURS


GALLANTRY MEDALS

Victoria Cross - could be awarded to all ranks                Distinguished Service Order  - only awarded to Officers

                                                                                                                                                                                

Military Cross - Junior/Warrant Officers        Distinguished Conduct Medal - Warrant Officers, NCOs, Other Ranks

                                                       

Military Medal - Warrant Officers, NCOs, Other Ranks

Meritorious Service Medal - Warrant Officers, NCOs, Other Ranks

The medal has the sovereign's profile on one side, on the other a small crown and a wreath surrounding the inscription For Meritorious Service. The recipient's name, rank and unit is inscribed on the rim. Ribbon - 1845 to 1916,  crimson; 1916 to1917, crimson with white edges; 1917 on,  crimson with white edges and a white centre stripe


If you want information on Campaign Medals go to:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/medals.asp#top


This page was last updated on 05-Aug-2011.

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