Canada

At the beginning of the 20th. Century Canada was still a self-governing dominion within the British Empire, but as the country evolved into an indepentent state, suggestions for the development of its own honours sytem grew. However, there was little early incentive to move beyond the simple policy decision that Canadian citizens could not accept British awards, like British orders and aristrocatic titles.

However, limited steps towards creating Canadian military awards were taken in the middle of the last century, beginning with a few medals during the Second World War. After the war the Canadian Forces Decoration was created, which was awarded for military service and exemplary conduct.

In 1972 the ‘Canadian Honours System’ was extended and the criteria for awarding and receiving an award were examined. One new guiding principal for military honours is that proposals for new awards are always made in consultation with the Canadian Forces. Since than all the new awards and announcements are judged critical by the ‘Canadian Forces Honours Committee’.

Order of Precedence for the British Commonwealth (The lists only contains the most common decorations from World War Two...

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Campaign and Service Awards

Canadian Volunteer Service MedalIn the database: 152
Issued:unknown
Newfoundland Volunteer Service MedalIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Canadian Efficiency Decoration (ED)In the database: 4
Issued:unknown
Special Service Medal (SSM)In the database: 1
Issued:unknown
RCAF Para-Rescue BadgeIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown

Commemorative- / Jubileemedals

Canadian Centennial MedalIn the database: 4
Issued:unknown
Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame MedalIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
War Service BadgeIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
General Service War Service BadgeIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown

Other Badges Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Engineer BadgeIn the database: 2
Issued:unknown
Air Observer BadgeIn the database: 5
Issued:unknown
Navigator BadgeIn the database: 6
Issued:unknown
RCAF Reserve BadgeIn the database: 2
Issued:unknown
Air Bombers BadgeIn the database: 5
Issued:unknown
Air Gunner BadgeIn the database: 11
Issued:unknown
Pilot's Flying BadgeIn the database: 56
Issued:unknown
RCAF Operational WingsIn the database: 17
Issued:unknown

Wounded and Passed-Away Awards

Memorial CrossIn the database: 6
Issued:unknown

Long and Faithfull Service Medals

Canadian Forces Decoration (CD)In the database: 26
Issued:unknown