Discussion in 'Medals' started by gmorrison22, Jul 30, 2011.
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Any chance someone can identify these medals for me? Not got a clue.
At a quick glance, looks like a Bosnia UN medal and Gulf war medal, but the pic is very small
Tiny pic looks like UN Cyprus and GRANBY medal - cannot tell if has bar or not
UN Cyprus, looks like bar is present.
Isn't that a bit unusual to see the Cyprus medal first, before GRANBY?
Cyprus & Granby?
More normal to see it that way than the other way around: loads of lads went to Cyprus as part of UNFICYP in the decades before GW1 than after it.
Medals of the United Nations: UNFICYP Medal
ODM of the United Kingdom: Gulf War Medal
UNFICYP and Gulf Medal, they are mounted the wrong way round though.
yes my apologies...UN Cyprus medal
How do you know? If the recipient served in Cyprus in 1989 and then served in GW1 then it would be the UN medal first. Medals (excepting gallantry) are worn in the order of being awared.
I stand corrected, I had it in my mind for some reason that uk took precidence must have mixed it up with Gallantry. Not that I have any gallantry medals mind.
There are several threads on here that go into far greater detail than I ever wanted to know...
Even the Regi tailor of my brother (RLC *spit*) got it wrong. Order is roughly: Gallantry, All Campaign, UN, NATO medals recognised by HM in the order they were awarded, LS&GC, the various Jubilee gongs and then any awarded by foriegn states (with HM permission: sometimes permission is given to wear them all the time, sometimes only when a dignitary of that nation is present) (I'm not to sure about LS&GC vs Jubilee as I was never eligible for the former).
Jubilee in date order of award BEFORE Long Service medals (incl ACSM)
Separate names with a comma.