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Upcoming Events
  1. Toronto Branch

    4 June @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Cotswold Branch

    9 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. Northern Branch

    11 June @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March Journal Cover Edit
    The March edition of the OMRS Journal is now available. Members’ address and/or email details must be up to date if they want to receive it. Check your membership details by logging into your account.
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  • James Kemp receives his Members' Choice award from the Society's President, Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork at the 2015 Convention
    James Kemp’s Gold award and Members Choice winning exhibit goes online. One of the top exhibits at the 2015 Convention, click here to read this award winning piece of research.
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  • CIE Picture
    Exhibit in 2016! – we want as many members as possible to share the results of their research. Exhibitor Guidelines give guidance on exhibiting. Use the Convention Booking Form to register.
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  • Peter Helmore receives his bar to the Award of Merit in Gold
    Past General Secretary Peter Helmore awarded a bar to the Society’s Award of Merit in Gold for his work in organising the IX Meeting of the European Phaleristic Society Meeting. The culmination of
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  • Merit in Gold
    The Honours and Awards Sub-Committee is accepting proposals from members to honour members who have made a significant contribution to the Society and to realising its aims.
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    Want to know more about the OMRS? Click here Want to become a member of the OMRS? Click here to complete the application form and pay via our secure payment gateway.
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Our Society exists to promote a general interest in the study of orders, decorations and medals and to actively encourage and publish research into all aspects of civil and military medals, with a particular focus on those issued by Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries.

Members’ interests range from awards for gallantry in battle, or bravery in saving life, through forgotten wars and far-flung campaigns, to long and meritorious public service away from the limelight. Research interests stretch from pure numismatics, through the military or social history surrounding the circumstances of awards, to the genealogy of the medal recipient.