The March 2021 Journal is now available and covers the following topics:
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The WWII Bolton Special Constabulary Long Service Roll by Garry Farmer has now been uploaded to the research library and is available to view and download.
Renewal of membership for the year 2021-2022 is now 'live' via the members area of this website.
Members should logon to the members area using their personal logon and follow the instructions.
A new roll has just been added to the Research Library for those collectors of police medals, specifically Sierra Leone, supplied and written by Tony Farrell.
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.
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.