Hong Kong - July 2022 Newsletter​     Current Situation - As nobody will need reminding, it has been a very long long time since the Branch has held any event whatsoever – be it an indoor meeting or an outdoor activity. We were able to conduct a visit to the Sai Wan Military Cemetery towards the end of 2021, which...

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The following books are available direct from their authors and can be ordered by sending an email to generalsecretary@omrs.org in the first instance and you will be contacted with further details. The books are as follows - The Welsh Regiment Volunteers in Peace and War 1881-1908 (£12.50 plus postage), Surgeons of the...

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A new roll is available of the awards of the George Medal to medical staff in the Second World War.  The roll can be found in the Research Library for those who are interested.

The OMRS are pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Helion & Company to promote our publications and to ensure we continue to offer a quality publisher to our authors, and the best books we can to our members. One of the reasons Helion & Company was approached by the OMRS was that they are able to provide not only the quality we seek but they also promote their products (and...

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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.