Military Awards and Decorations of The United Kingdom

Military Awards And Decorations Of The United Kingdom

Awards and decorations of the British Military are military orders, decorations and medals which recognize service and personal accomplishments while a member of the British armed forces. Together with military badges, such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service member's career.

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