AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Qualification Devices
authorized for wear on the Walsingham Guard Uniforms

Aviation Brevet
Pilot

Aviation Brevet
Flight Officer

Aviation Brevet
Flight Surgeon

Aviation Brevet
Air Crew

Maritime Brevet
Maritime Commander

Maritime Brevet
Maritime Officer

Maritime Brevet
Maritime Medical Officer

Maritime Brevet
Maritime Crew

Airborne Brevet

Signals Brevet

Medical Brevet
Medical Officer

Medical Brevet
Health Support Officer

Medical Brevet
Health Support Technician

Diver Brevet

Diving Medical Officer Brevet


Ecclesiastical and State Orders of the
Pontifical & Imperial State of Rome-Ruthenia

authorized for wear on the Walsingham Guard Uniforms

Supreme Order of Christ

Grand Commander of the
Order of Saints George and Olga


Order Page.

Knight/Dome of Honour

Knight/Dame Grand Cross
Religious & Military Order of
Sts. Anne and Alexander Nevsky
(Order of Anna Alexandrovna)

Order Page.



Service Ribbon:
Knight/Dame


Service Ribbon:
Knight/Dame Commander


Service Ribbon:
Knight/Dame Grand Cross


Service Ribbon:
Bailiff Grand Cross
 

Service Ribbon:
Bailiff Grand Cross
(Knight of Christ) 

The Pontifical Order of the Eagle

Order Page.

Order of Saints George and Olga
(Knight/Dame.)

Order Page.

Order of the Golden Spur

Order of Pius IX

Order of St. Gregory the Great

Order of St. Sylvester


Service Ribbon:
Knight/Dame


Service Ribbon:
Knight/Dame Commander


Service Ribbon:
Knight/Dame Grand Cross

Order of the Pontifical States

Order Page.


Neck decoration.

Pontifical Order of Merit of St. Stephen and Our Lady of Walsingham
(Membership is limited to no more than 10 living members.)
The postnominals are "OMSW."

OSMW Page >

Patriarchal Confraternity of the Imperial Teutonic Order


Medal Drape


Noble Companion Collar


Collarette

Noble Company of St. Mary of Walsingham

Company Page.

Pontifical Walsingham Guard Decorations

St. Stephen's Cross
(for exceptional heroism above and beyond the call
of duty at great risk to self)
The postnominals are SC.


(miniature badge for wear above medals with evening dress)

Patriarchal Service Cross

Florentine Service Order
(for distinguished service in a volunteer or clerical capacity to humanity on a global, national, or local level, or to the Patriarchate.)
(Obsolete. May be worn if received.)

Julian Cross
(for acts of bravery)
The postnominals are CJ.

Imperial Roman Pilgrim's Cross
(awarded for completion of a Pilgrimage to the
Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.)

Walsingham Guard Distinguished Service Medal
(for distinguished service in furtherance of the mission of the Guard and the Church)
Awarded with gold palm for heroism or lifesaving at risk to self.

Walsingham Guard Commendation Medal
(for exceptional service in the performance of duty)
Awarded with gold palm for lifesaving not at risk to self.

Medal of Humanitarian Service
(for outstanding service in humanitarian operations)

MMXX Health Service Medal
(for noteworthy and significant contributions in health or
humanitarian service during the 2020 Global Pandemic.)
Awarded from 2020-2022.

Combat Action Ribbon
(in recognition of military, law enforcement, or security service requiring escalated use of force and resulting in risk of personal injury in line of duty.)

Walsingham Guard Service Medal
(awarded after four years of honourable and loyal service)

Pontifical Citation
(awarded to a unit, an individual, or a team for
outstanding and distinguished performance of duty)

Walsingham Guard Meritorious Commendation
(awarded to a unit, an individual, or a team for exceptional performance of duty)

The Pontifical Citation and the WG Meritorious Commendation are surrounded by a gold frame if the award is made to a unit. However, those receiving the awards individually, even if they also receive them as part of a unit, do not use the frame.

Chaplain's Field Service Ribbon
(in recognition of qualifying field service as a chaplain)

The Pontifical Citation, the WG Meritorious Commendation, and the Chaplain's Field Service Ribbon may be given with an "O" augmentation if the award is made for operations.

Field Service Deployment Ribbon
(in recognition of deployment in qualifying
emergency response action.)

Maritime Service Ribbon
(in recognition of maritime or coastal service related to
qualifying emergency response action.)

Air Service Ribbon
(in recognition of aerial service in qualifying
emergency response action.)

Military Deployment Ribbon
(in recognition of deployment with allied military forces in
qualifying emergency response action.)

Subsequent awards of decorations other than the the Walsingham Guard Service Medal, ribbons denoting time in service, the Pilgrim's Cross, and service stars or other medals/ribbons for a specific action, are denoted by oak leaf clusters. A second award is indicated by a bronze oak leaf. A silver oak leaf indicates a third award, and a gold oak leaf indicates a fourth award.

Walsingham Guard 50-year Service Ribbon
(awarded after 50 cummulative years of
honourable and loyal service.)

Three gold stars may be added to the WG Service Medal when
the full-size or miniature medal is worn.

Walsingham Guard 40-year Service Ribbon
(awarded after 40 cummulative years of
honourable and loyal service.)

Two gold stars may be added to the WG Service Medal when the
full-size or miniature medal is worn.

Walsingham Guard 30-year Service Ribbon
(awarded after 30 cummulative years of
honourable and loyal service.)

A single gold star may be added to the WG Service Medal when
the full-size or miniature medal is worn.

Walsingham Guard 20-year Service Ribbon
(awarded after 20 cummulative years of
honourable and loyal service.)

A single silver star may be added to the WG Service Medal when
the full-size or miniature medal is worn.

Walsingham Guard 10-year Service Ribbon
(awarded after 10 cummulative years of
honourable and loyal service.)

A single bronze star may be added to the WG Service Medal
when the full-size or miniature medal is worn.

Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
(in recognition of qualifying expert rifle or pistol marksmanship under the supervision of an approved instructor on a course of record.)

The Expert Marksmanship Ribbon is worn with the appropriate augmentation(s) of crossed pistols and/or crossed rifles.

Foreign Awards
(decorations awarded by civil nations may be worn on the Walsingham Guard uniform, but are worn after all decorations of the Stato Pontificio Imperiale di Roma-Rutenia and the Walsingham Guard.)

 

 

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