albertusrex

THE ANGLO-BELGIAN MILITARY MEDALS SOCIETY

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

MEDAL OF THE REIGN OF ALBERT I


 

THIS MEDAL HAS THE COMMON NAME 'ALBERTUS REX' MEDAL. THE MEDAL WAS INSTITUTED FOR SOLDIERS IN THE BELGIAN AMRY UNDER THE REIGN OF KING ALBERT I.

IT WAS INSTITUTED SOME 30 YEARS AFTER THE TRAGIC DEATH OF KING ALBERT I.


 

 

HISTORY


The medal of the reign of Albert I or Albertus Rex medals was established on the 17th of February 1962 and was awarded to all Belgian soldiers who served in the Belgian Army under the reign of Albert I

DISCRIPTION OF THE AWARD


The medal has round shape with King Albert I with a army helmet in profile on the front. On the helmet sits a leaf. The words Albertus (above) and Rex (under) are placed on the edge of the front medal.

On the back we find a standing laurel and leaf, within the letter A between them and a royal crown. Beneath the dates 1909-1934 are placed.

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

LINKS

ASSOCIATED MEMBERS

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