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THE ANGLO-BELGIAN MILITARY MEDALS SOCIETY

'THE GLIMPS OF WAR REFLECTED IN THE BRAVERY AND SERVICE OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR OTHERS'

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INAUGURATION OF  KING LEOPOLD I



 

 

HISTORY


The decoration of the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of King Leopold I was created by Royal Degree on the 20th of July 1856.

The medal was awarded to officers who served at least 25 years in the Belgian army as on officer on the 21th of July 1856 (National Holiday). An other decoration was created by article 2 of the Degree and was destined for non-commissioned officers.  On the 18th of November 1856 the decoration was also authorised to personel of the Garde Civique who had the same requirements.

DISCRIPTION OF THE AWARD


Officer

 

Non Commissioned Officer

MAKERS, TYPES AND DIFFERENCES


MILITARY GALLANTRY MEDALS

STAR OF HONOR 1830

ETOILE d'HONNEUR

MILITARY SERVICE MEDALS

BELGIAN IRON CROSS 1830

CROIX DE FER 1830

BELGIAN IRON MEDAL 1830

MEDAILLE DE FER 1830

MILITARY DECORATION

  FOR BRAVERY (ART. 4)

MILITARY CROSS 25TH ANNIVESARY OF THE IGNOGARTION OF KING LEOPOLD I 

OFFICERS - MODEL 1856

MEDAL OF THE REIGN OF KING LEOPOLD II

 

MILITARY CAMPAIGN MEDALS pre ww1

MILITARY MEDAL 25TH ANNIVESARY OF THE IGNOGARTION OF KING LEOPOLD I 

NCO AND SOLDIERS MODEL 1856

MILITARY DECORATION

NON ART. 4

BELGIAN MILITARY CROSS

CROIX MILITAIRE

COMMERATIVE CROSS FOR THE VOLONTAIRES OF 1830

 

MEDAL OF THE ARABIAN CAMPAIGN1892-94

MEDAILLE DE LA CAMPAGNE ARABE

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL 1870-71

MILITARY CAMPAIGN MEDALS  OF WORLD WAR 1

BELGIAN WAR CROSS 1914-18

CROIX DE GUERRE 1914-18

VOLONTARY MEDAL

MEDAILLE DU VOLONTAIRE 1914-18

 

YZERCROSS AND -MEDAL

MEDAILLE/CROIX  D'YSER

VUURKRUIS

CROIX DE FEU

BELGIAN VICTORY MEDAL

MEDAILLE DE VICTOIRE

PLAQUE OF THE VUURKRUIS

CROIX DE FEU

COMMEMORTIVE MEDAL

OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF THE AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1914-18

COLONIAL COMMEMORATIVE 1914-18 MEDAL

COMMEMORATIVE 100TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BELGIAN MEDAL 1830-1930

REVENANT CROSS

CROIX DE AUMONIER

MILITARY CAMPAIGN MEDALS  OF WORLD WAR 2

BELGIAN WAR CROSS 1940-45

CROIX DE GUERRE 1940-45

MARINE MEDAL

MEDAILLE MARITIME

 

 

MEDAL OF THE ARMED RESISTANCE

 

PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL

 

 

COMMEMORTIVE MEDAL

OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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