Treasury and Civil Service Department: Ceremonial Branch: Registered Files, Campaign Stars and Medals (CSM Series)

Reference:
T 300
Title:
Treasury and Civil Service Department: Ceremonial Branch: Registered Files, Campaign Stars and Medals (CSM Series)
Description:

Correspondence and papers relating to the medals and stars instituted and bestowed by the Sovereign for servics during the Second World War and subsequent military operations. It includes correspondence and papers on the General Service Medal. It also contains material originated by the Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations and Medals and the Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations and Medals in Time of War.

Date:
1941-1976
Arrangement:

Ceremonial Branch papers were originally stored in racks and when placed in file covers were not numbered in date order.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   CSM Series file series
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Civil Service Department, Ceremonial Branch, 1968-1981
Treasury, Ceremonial Branch, 1937-1968
Physical description:
104 file(s)
Physical condition:
Some files contain maps and photographs.
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Administrative / biographical background:

Campaign stars and medals could be related to the war as a whole, or to separate campaigns, or to specific activities related to the war. They were available to all who qualified under detailed regulations issued by the relevant branch of the Armed Services.

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