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British and Commonwealth orders and decorations

British and Commonwealth orders and decorations

In order of precedence:

  • Victoria Cross (VC)
  • George Cross (GC)
  • Most Noble Order of the Garter (KG)
  • Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle (KT)
  • Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick (KP)
  • Knights Grand Cross in The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB)
  • Order of Merit (OM)
  • Baronet's Badge
  • Knight Grand Commander in The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India (GCSI)
  • Knights Grand Cross in The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (GCMG)
  • Knight Grand Commander in The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire (GCIE)
  • The Order of the Crown of India (CI)
  • Knights Grand Cross in The Royal Victoria Order (GVCO)
  • Knight (or Dame) Grand Cross in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (GBE)
  • Order of the Companions of Honour (CH)
  • Knight (or Dame) Commander in The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB or DCB)
  • Knight Commander in The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India (KCSI)
  • Knight (or Dame) Commander in The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (KCMG or DCMG)
  • Knight Commander in The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire (KCIE)
  • Knight Commander in The Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)
  • Knight (or Dame) Commander in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE or DBE)
  • Knight Bachelor's Badge (KB)
  • Companion in The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
  • Companion in The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India (CSI)
  • Companion in The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG)
  • Companion in The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)
  • Commander in The Royal Victorian Order (CVO)
  • Commander in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • Distinguished Service Order[?] (DSO)
  • Lieutenant in The Royal Victorian Order (LVO)
  • Officer in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE)
  • Imperial Service Order (ISO)
  • Member in The Royal Victorian Order (MVO)
  • Member in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)
  • Indian Order of Merit (Military) (IOM)
  • Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC)
  • Royal Red Cross (Class One) (RRC)
  • Distinguished Service Cross[?] (DSC)
  • Military Cross[?] (MC)
  • Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
  • Air Force Cross (AFC)
  • Royal Red Cross (Class Two) (ARRC)
  • Order of British India (OBI)
  • Kaisar-I-Hind Medal
  • Order of St. John[?]
  • Union of South Africa Queen's Medal for Bravery (Gold)
  • Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
  • Conspicuous Gallantry Medal[?] (CGM)
  • George Medal (GM)
  • Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry (QPM)
  • Queen's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry (QFSM)
  • Royal West African Frontier Force Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
  • King's African Rifles Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
  • Indian Distinguished Service Medal (ISDM)
  • Union of South Africa Queen's Medal for Bravery (Silver)
  • Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)
  • Military Medal[?] (MM)
  • Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)
  • Air Force Medal (AFM)
  • Royal Ulster Constabulary Medal
  • Medal for Saving Life at Sea
  • Indian Order of Merit (Civil) (IOM)
  • Indian Police Medal for Gallantry
  • Ceylon Police Medal for Gallantry
  • Sierra Leone Police Medal for Gallantry
  • Colonial Police Medal for Gallantry
  • Queen's Gallantry medal (QGM)
  • Royal Victorian Medal (RVM)
  • British Empire Medal (BEM)
  • Canada Medal (CM or M DU C)
  • Queen's Police Medal for Distinguished Service (QPM)
  • Queen's Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service (QFSM)
  • Queen's Medal for Chiefs
  • British Campaign Medals[?]
  • Polar Medals
  • Imperial Service Medal (ISM)
  • Police medals for valuable service
  • Jubilee, Coronation and Durbar medals
  • Efficiency and long service medals.
  • Commonwealth orders, decorations and medals
  • Non-Commonwealth orders, decorations and medals

See also: British honours system



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