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This is a list of military decorations, by country in alphabetical order and in order of precedence.

Where separate pages already exist, this list links to them.

Note that there are many pages which overlap the domain of this page, including:

and those pages mentioned within:

and other categories.

There are over 160 countries listed in Category:Orders, decorations, and medals by country.
There are over 40 countries listed in Category:Military orders, awards and decorations by country.

A

Afghanistan

Orders, decorations, and medals of Afghanistan

Albania

Orders, decorations, and medals of Albania

Algeria

  • Honorary Spahi

Ancient Rome

Military awards and decorations of ancient Rome

Andorra

Orders, decorations, and medals of Andorra

Antigua and Barbuda

Orders, decorations, and medals of Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Orders, decorations, and medals of Argentina

Armenia

Awards and decorations of Armenia

Australia

Australian honours system

Austria

Austria (Republic)

Honours system in Austria

Austria-Hungary (Monarchy)

Military awards and decorations of Austria-Hungary

Azerbaijan

Orders, decorations, and medals of Azerbaijan

B

Baden

Orders, decorations, and medals of Baden

Bahamas

Orders, decorations, and medals of the Bahamas

Bahrain

Orders, decorations, and medals of Bahrain

Bangladesh

Medals of the Bangladesh Armed Forces

Barbados

Orders, decorations, and medals of Barbados

Belarus

Orders, decorations, and medals of Belarus

Belgium

List of Orders, Decorations and Medals of the Kingdom of Belgium

Belize

Orders, decorations, and medals of Belize

Benin

Orders, decorations, and medals of Benin

Bhutan

Bolivia

Orders, decorations, and medals of Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Orders, decorations, and medals of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Orders, decorations and medals of Botswana

Brazil

Orders, decorations, and medals of Brazil

British Empire

Orders, decorations, and medals of the British Empire

Brunei

Orders, decorations, and medals of Brunei

Bulgaria

Orders, decorations, and medals of Bulgaria

Burma

Orders, decorations, and medals of Burma

C

Cambodia

Orders, decorations, and medals of Cambodia

Cameroon

Orders, decorations, and medals of Cameroon

Canada

Chile

Orders, decorations, and medals of Chile

China

(People's Republic of) China

(Republic of) China

Colombia

Comoros

Confederate States of America

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of the Confederate States of America

(Democratic Republic of the) Congo

Croatia

Cuba

Czech Republic

Czechoslovakia

  • Medal of Merit (Czechoslovakia)

D

Denmark

Dominican Republic

E

East Timor

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Estonia

Ethiopia

F

Fiji

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Fiji
    • Fijian honours system
  • President's War Cross (PWC)
  • Cross for Gallantry (CG)
  • Medal for Gallantry (MG)
  • Distinguished Command Cross (DCC)
  • Command Medal (CM)
  • General Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Decoration (MSD)
  • Meritorious Service Award (MSA)
  • Service Decoration (SD)
  • Service Award (SA)

Finland

France

G

Georgia (country)

Germany

Germany (Federal Republic)

German Democratic Republic (East Germany)

Germany (Third Reich)

Germany (Empire)

Ghana

Greece

Greenland

Guatemala

Equatorial Guinea

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Equatorial Guinea

Guyana

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Guyana

H

Haiti

Hanover

Holy See

Hong Kong

Hungary

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Hungary
    • Category:Military orders, awards and decorations of Hungary
  • 1848-1849-es szabadságharc érdemjel (Military award of Hungarian Revolution of 1848)
  • Vitézi jelvény (Order of Vitéz)
  • Magyar Szent Korona Rend (Order of the Hungarian Holy Crown)
  • Magyar Vitézségi Érem (Medal for Bravery)
  • HUN Order of Merit of the Hungarian Rep (military) 1class BAR.svg Magyar Érdemrend és Érdemérem (Order of Merit, Military Class)
  • Délvidékért szalagsáv.jpg Délvidéki Emlékérem (Commemorative Medal for the Return of South Hungary)
  • Erdélyért szalagsáv.jpg Erdélyi Emlékérem (Commemorative Medal for the Liberation of North Transylvania)
  • Felvidékért szalagsáv.jpg Felvidéki Emlékérem (Commemorative Medal for the Liberation of Upper Hungary)
  • Szalagsáv.jpg Tűzkereszt (Fire Cross)

I

Iceland

India

Indonesia

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Indonesia
  • Bintang Sakti (Sacred Star)
  • Bintang Dharma (Distinguished Service Star)
  • Bintang Yudha Dharma (Meritorious Service Star)
  • Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi (Army Star)
  • Bintang Jalasena (Navy Star)
  • Bintang Swabhuwana Paksa (Air Force Star)

Iraq

Ireland

Military awards and decorations of Ireland

Israel

Italy

Military awards and decorations of Italy

Ivory Coast

J

Jamaica

Japan


Jordan

K

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Korea

North Korea

South Korea

Kuwait

L

Latvia

Lebanon

Liberia

Libya

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Libya

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg (Monarchy)

Orders, decorations, and medals of Luxembourg

M

Macau

Madagascar

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Madagascar

Malawi

(Federation of) Malaya

  • Johan Mangku Negara
  • Panglima Mangku Negara

Malaysia

Orders, decorations, and medals of Malaysia

Mali

Malta

Mauritius

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Morocco

Mozambique

N

Namibia

Decorations
  • Namibian Cross for Bravery in Gold
  • Order of Mukorob
  • Namibian Cross for Bravery in Silver
  • Namibian Cross for Bravery in Bronze
Campaign Medal(s)
  • Campaign Medal
Long Service Medals
  • Service Medal: 30 Years
  • Service Medal: 20 Years
  • Service Medal: 10 Years
Shooting Medal(s)
  • Namibian Champion Shot Medal

Nepal

Netherlands

Knightly military Orders
Decorations
  • Cross for Courage and Fidelity (Not awarded anymore)
  • Honorary Sabre (Not currently awarded)
  • Honorable Mention (Obsolete)
  • Bronze Lion
  • Bronze Cross
  • Cross of Merit
  • Airman's Cross
  • Decoration of Merit
  • Decoration for Important Military Acts (Not currently awarded)
  • Lombok Cross (Not awarded anymore)
  • War Remembrance Cross (Not awarded anymore)
  • Decoration for Virtue and Peace (Not awarded anymore)
  • New Guinea Remembrance Cross (Not awarded anymore)
  • Mobilisation War Cross (Not awarded anymore)
  • Cross for Justice and Freedom
  • Remembrance Medal UN Peace Operations (Not awarded anymore)
  • Remembrance Medal Multinational Operations (Not awarded anymore)
  • Remembrance Medal Peace Operations
  • Kosovo Medal
  • Decoration for Long-term Service as an Officer
  • Decoration for Long-term and Loyal Service at the Military Coastguard
  • Decoration Master-Marksman
  • Skills Medal KNIL (of the Royal Dutch East Indies Army - Not awarded anymore)
  • Shooting Price Star (of the Royal Dutch East Indies Army - Not awarded anymore)
  • Army Medal

New Zealand

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of New Zealand
    • Category:Military orders, awards and decorations of New Zealand

Nigeria

Norway

O

Oman

Ottoman Empire

P

Pakistan

Decorations
  • Nishan-i-Haider (NH) (1957- )
  • Order of Quaid-i-Azam (1957- )
  • Hilal-i-Jur'at (HJ) (1957- )
  • Sitara-e-NDIOF
  • Sitara-i-Jur'at (SJ) (1957- )
  • Sitara-i-Basalat (S Bt) (1957- )
  • Tamgha-i-Khidmat (TK) (1957- )
  • Tamgha-i-Jur'at (TJ) (1957- )
  • Tamgha-i-Basalat (T Bt) (1957- )
1965 War Medals
  • Sitara-e-Harb (1965 War)
  • Tamgha-e-Jang (1965 War)
1971 War Medals
  • Sitara-e-Harb (1971 War)
  • Tamgha-e-Jang (1971 War)
General Service Medals
  • General Service Medal (1957- )
Long Service Medals
Shooting Medals
  • President's Medal

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Persia

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Persia

Peru

Order of the Sun

Philippines

Awards and decorations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Puerto Rico

Q

R

Rhodesia

Military decorations and medals awarded during the UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence) period from 1965 to 1979. See also Zimbabwe.

Decorations
  • Grand Cross of Valour (GCV) (1970–1981)
  • Order of the Legion of Merit: Military Division (1970–1981)
  • Silver Cross of Rhodesia (SCR) (1970–1981)
  • Bronze Cross of Rhodesia (BCR) (1970–1981)
  • Defence Cross for Distinguished Service (DCD) (1976–1981)
  • Meritorious Conduct Medal (MCM) (1970–1981)
  • Medal for Meritorious Service (MSM) (1973–1981)
  • Defence Forces' Medal for Meritorious Service (DMM) (1971–1981)
Campaign Medals
  • Rhodesia General Service Medal (1969)
Long Service Medals
  • Exemplary Service Medal (1970–1981)
  • Medal for Territorial and Reserve Service (1970–1981)
Shooting Medals
  • President's Medal for Shooting (1970–1981)
Other Awards
  • Military Forces Commendation (emblem) (1970–1981)

Romania

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Romania
    • Category:Military orders, awards and decorations of Romania
  • Medalia "Apăratorii independenţei" (Medal for Defense of Independence (for the War 1877-78))
  • Crucea comemorativă a războiului 1916-1918 (World War I Commemorative Cross)
  • Crucea "Trecerea Dunării" (Cross of "Danube Crossing", for the War 1877-78)
  • Cruciada împotriva comunismului (Crusade against Communism)
  • În amintirea înalţătorului avânt 1913 (Commemorative Medal for the Balkan War of 1912-1913)
  • Ordinul Mihai Viteazul (Order of Michael the Brave)
  • Ordinul Naţional "Steaua României" (National Order "Star of Romania")
  • Ordinul "Pentru Merit" (Order for Merit)
  • Medalia "Virtutea Militară" (Medal for Military Virtue)
  • Medalia Virtutea Militara de Razboi (War Medal of Military Virtue)
  • Medalia "Bărbăţie şi Credinţă" (Medal for Bravery and Loyalty)

Russian Federation

Honorary titles
Orders
Medals

Rwanda

S

Saint Lucia

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Saint Lucia

Samoa

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Samoa

San Marino

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of San Marino

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Sierra Leone

Slovakia

Singapore

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

South Africa

Soviet Union

Spain

Cruz laureada de San Fernando

Civil War Medal of the International Brigades

Kingdom of Spain

Second Spanish Republic

  • Laureate Plate of Madrid
  • Order of the Spanish Republic
  • Medal of the International Brigades
  • Medalla al Valor (Medal of Valor)
  • Medalla de la Libertad (Medal of Freedom)
  • Medalla de Sufrimientos por la Patria (Medal of the Suffering for the Fatherland)
  • Medalla de la Segunda Guerra de la Independencia (Medal of the Second War of Independence)

Reference: Segunda República (1931-1939)

Sri Lanka

Suriname

Swaziland

Decorations
  • Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Medal for Distinguished Service (1980- )
  • Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Medal for Meritorious Service (1980- )
Long Service Medals
  • Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Long Service Medal (1980- )

Sweden

Orders, decorations, and medals of Sweden

Syria

T

Tanzania

Thailand

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey (Republic)

Medals
Orders
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Honor (TSK Şeref Nişanı)
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Pride (TSK Övünç Nişanı)
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Merit (TSK Liyakat Nişanı)

Turkmenistan

Tuscany

Two Sicilies

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of the Two Sicilies

U

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

United States

Uruguay

V

Vanuatu

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Vietnam

South Vietnam (former)

Orders, decorations, and medals of South Vietnam

W

X

Y

Yugoslavia


Z

Zanzibar

  • Category:Orders, decorations, and medals of Zanzibar

Zimbabwe

Decorations
  • Gold cross of Zimbabwe (GCZ) (1981- )
  • Zimbabwe Order of Merit: Military Division (1981- )
  • Liberation Decoration (LD) (1981- )
  • Silver Cross of Zimbabwe (SCZ) (1981- )
  • Bronze Cross of Zimbabwe (BCZ) (1981- )
  • Medal for Meritorious Service (MMS) (1981- )
  • Liberation Medal (1981- )
  • Commendation Medal (1981- )
Long Service Medals
  • Long and Exemplary Service Medal (1981- )
  • Efficiency Medal (1981- )
  • Service Medal (1981- )
Shooting Medals
  • President's Medal for Shooting (1981- )

See also

External links


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