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Upcoming Events
  1. Sussex Branch

    26 July @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Kent Branch

    8 August @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Northern Branch

    13 August @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    Members are asked to renew their subscriptions. Renewal instructions were sent out by email on 11th June and were included in the Journal when it was sent out. Members who have not received their instructions
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  • March Journal Cover Edit
    The June 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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  • Holiday Inn Stratford Upon Avon
    The Society has negotiated special rates for accommodation at the Convention hotel. Click here for full details of the rates and how to obtain them.
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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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  • Queensland Police Bravery Medal RESIZED
    The OMRS announces a new publication: Queensland Police Bravery Merit Medal 1906-1917 by Chris Fagg OAM. Little was known about the rare Queensland Police Bravery Merit Medal when Chris Fagg
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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.