Contents included in the September 2023 edition are as follows:
OMRS 2024 Convention – Update – Some great news!
You have hopefully heard that the 2024 Convention will be in Milton Keynes on 14 September 2024 (more on this to follow soon).
We have had such a positive response from our members to the news that we have decided to spoil you: we are adding a VIRTUAL CONVENTION to our 2024 offering & this will...Read more…
2024 OMRS Convention Update – Hold the date!
The OMRS Committee are pleased to announce that the main convention will be on Saturday 14 September 2024. Planning is ongoing but the intention is to have some events on the evening of Friday 13th.
Have a look in the "Members Wants" section, there are plenty of new adverts in there to view, you might even be able to help out with missing items.
Click https://www.omrs.org/members-wants to have a look around
Here is an update from the Ottawa branch in Canada.
The photograph is of the Ottawa Branch and is a good example of how our members don't just meet once a month. Every Friday about 6-10 members meet at a local restaurant for fellowship and medal talks. Several medals are usually circulated and opinions offered, all for Free! The picture was taken last Friday by Mike Willmets and...Read more…
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.