The Royal Marines
A Geo History 1664 to Present
Medals and Awards

Victoria_cross_RN_Pre 1918
Victoria_cross_RN_Pre 1918

VC showing the dark blue ribbon for pre-1918 awards to naval personnel

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Military_Medal,_George_V_version_WWI
Military_Medal,_George_V_version_WWI

The Military Medal (MM) was a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other arms of the armed forces, and to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land. The award was established in 1916, with retrospective application to 1914, and was awarded to other ranks for "acts of gallantry and devotion to duty under fire". The award was discontinued in 1993, when it was replaced by the Military Cross for all ranks.

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1916 = 1930 Military_Medal_George V 1st type in Field Marshall's uniform
1916 = 1930 Military_Medal_George V 1st type in Field Marshall's uniform
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