Medals and Honours
Medals are issued by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Medal Office.
Claim a medal
Serving armed forces personnel should always apply for medals through their RN, RM, Army or RAF units and consult
If you're ex-armed forces and didn't claim your medals at the time contact the Medal Office.
The next of kin of ex-armed forces are also entitled to claim any medals that had not been awarded.
D-Day veterans - award of the Legion d'Honneur. The government of France has advised the Ministry of Defence that it wishes to award the Legion d’Honneur to all surviving veterans. Find out how to apply for the Legion D'Honneur.
Apply for an honour