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The East Anglian Branch is moving to a new venue with the Branch meetings now being held at the Crown Hotel, Mudford, Thetford, Norfolk. This will be from the 8th June meeting.

The Northern Branch July meeting will be taking place on 11th July at 7.30pm and is planned to be a joint meeting with OMRS members located in the United States. If you have anything of interest and have not joined us before then please can you email OMRSNORTH@outlook.com with your details and we look forward to seeing you there.

Northern branch meeting.

Due to the current Covid restrictions we are planning to meet on Teams every second Saturday at 1.30pm, If anyone wants to join they should email below.

Feb meeting will be about the Bolton Police, March our Annual Quiz and April on the relief of Belsen.

For those of you not aware, there is a repository available for the sharing of information and medal rolls available to all members of the OMRS. Here is your chance to share that medal roll or document which you think may be of interest to other members of the OMRS, simply email me the document at newscontent74@omrs.org and it will be concidered for...

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The Society’s AGM, scheduled to take place at The National Archives (TNA) on Saturday 3 October, has regrettably been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, for further information then please click below

We are delighted to announce the results of the OMRS Virtual Exhibition.

Click below to view the winners

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.