Treasury and Civil Service Department: Ceremonial Branch: Registered Files, Campaign Stars and Medals (CSM Series)
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.
Ceremonial Branch papers were originally stored in racks and when placed in file covers were not numbered in date order.
Treasury, Ceremonial Branch, 1937-1968
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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