Order of the Companions of Honour

United Kingdom

Translation: Order of the Companions of honour
Number of awards in the database: 1
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

Recipients A-Z
This Order was instituted in 1917 by King George V for conspicious national service and is limited to 65 persons. Non-British recipients are known as "honorary member".
The badge depicts an oak tree with the shield of Royal Arms, an armoured knight mounted on a horse and the motto: "In action faithfull and in honour clear". The ribbon is 1.25" wide, crimson in colour with narrow borders of gold thread.
 

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Information source(s):   Encyclopedia Brittannica
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