LIBRARY

THE ANGLO-BELGIAN MILITARY MEDALS SOCIETY

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

THE LIBRARY GIVES AN OVERVIEW OF ALL OFFICIAL BELGIAN MILITARY ORDERS AND DECORATIONS

 

Here you will find all Belgian Official Military medals in existance from 1830 till the second World War. Each medal has a full description of its establishment, grades, wearing and design, combined with a collectors guide for rarity, age and differences in makers. The library does not give a value on Belgian military medals. 

THE BELGIAN (MILITARY) ORDERS

 

BELGIUM HAS OFFICIALY 5 NATIONAL KNIGHTHOOD ORDERS THAT CAN BE AWARDED TO ALL TYPES OF PERSONNEL WHO IS OLDER THAN THE AGE OF 40.

TWO KNIGHTHOOD ORDER ARE DISCONTINUED SINCE THE INDEPENDENCE OF CONGO on 30 JUNE 1960, BUT THEY STILL EXISTS TODAY.

ORDER OF LEOPOLD

ORDRE LEOPOLD

est. 1832

ORDER OF THE CROWN

ORDRE DU CORRONE

est. 1897

ORDER OF THE AFRICAN STAR 

est. 1888 - disc. 1960

ORDER OF THE LION

est. 1891 -  disc. 1960

ORDER OF LEOPOLD II

ORDRE DE LEOPOLD II

est. 1900

THE BELGIAN MILITARY OFFICIAL MEDALS

 

ALL BELGIAN OFFICIAL MEDALS ARE ESTABLISHED BY ROYAL DEGREE AND ARE ONLY AUTHORIZED TO WEAR WHEN THE RECIPIENT

IS GIVEN HIS CERTIFICATE OF THE AWARD HE IS ENTITLED TO.


MILITARY GALLANTRY MEDALS

STAR OF HONOR 1830

ETOILE d'HONNEUR

MILITARY DECORATION

  FOR BRAVERY (ART. 4)

BELGIAN IRON CROSS 1830

CROIX DE FER 1830

BELGIAN WAR CROSS 1914-18

CROIX DE GUERRE 1914-18

BELGIAN IRON MEDAL 1830

MEDAILLE DE FER 1830

BELGIAN WAR CROSS 1940-45

CROIX DE GUERRE 1940-45

BELGIAN MILITARY CROSS

CROIX MILITAIRE

MILITARY SERVICE MEDALS

MILITARY DECORATION

NON ART. 4

SERVICE STAR (CONGO)

 

 25TH ANNIVESARY OF THE IGNOGARTION OF KING LEOPOLD I 

 

MEDAL OF THE REIGN OF KING LEOPOLD II

 

MILITARY CAMPAIGN MEDALS pre ww1

MEDAL OF THE REIGN OF KING ALBERT I

 

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL 1870-71

MEDAL OF THE ARABIAN CAMPAIGN 1892-94

MEDAILLE DE LA CAMPAGNE ARABE 1892-94

 

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL FOR THE COLONIAL VETERANS


COMMERATIVE CROSS FOR THE

VOLUNTEERS OF 1830

 

MILITARY CAMPAIGN MEDALS  OF WORLD WAR 1

YZERCROSS AND -MEDAL

MEDAILLE/CROIX  D'YSER

BELGIAN VICTORY MEDAL

MEDAILLE DE VICTOIRE

COMMEMORTIVE MEDAL

OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

VUURKRUIS

CROIX DE FEU

VOLUNTARY MEDAL

MEDAILLE DU VOLONTAIRE 1914-18

 

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF THE AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1914-18

CHAPLAIN CROSS

CROIX DE AUMONIER

COMMEMORATIVE 100TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BELGIUM MEDAL 1830-1930

SEMI OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN MEDALS OF WORLD WAR 1

MEDAL OF LIEGE

MEDAILLE DE LIEGE

MILITARY CAMPAIGN MEDALS  OF WORLD WAR 2

COMMING SOON

THE EVADERS CROSS

CROIX DES EVADES

MEDAL OF THE REFRACTORY

COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL FOR THE SECOND WORLD WAR

VOLUNTARY MEDAL 1940-1945

PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL 1940-45

BADGE OF THE BELGIAN SOLDIERS IN THE UK ARMY

MEDALS OF THE BELGIAN REISTANCE DURING WORLD WAR 2

MEDAL OF THE ARMED RESITANCE

MEDAL OF THE CIVILIAN RESITANCE

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