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Medal - Order of the British Empire (Civil)

From the Collection of 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment Unit History Room Simpson Barracks Macleod Victoria

Miniature medal with ribbon
60 x 20 x 5 mm
Object Registration
medal, obe
Historical information
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Awarded by Sovereign of the United Kingdom
Type Order of Chivalry
Motto For God and the Empire
Eligibility British nationals or anyone who makes an impact for the UK
Awarded for A national order of chivalry
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign Queen Elizabeth II
Grand Master Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Principal Commander Sovereign
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Knight/Dame Grand Cross (GBE)
Knight/Dame Commander (KBE/DBE)
Commander (CBE)
Officer (OBE)
Member (MBE)
Established 1917
Next (higher) Royal Victorian Order
Next (lower) Varies, depending on rank
Inscriptions & Markings
Last updated
9 Feb 2014 at 8:19AM