Upcoming Events

25 November, 2019 - 18:00
26 November, 2019 - 19:30
8 December, 2019 - 11:00

Booking is now open for the XIV European Conference of Phaleristic Societies to be held in Paris from 15-17 May 2020.

Next years OMRS Convention is planned to be held at the Marriot Bristol City Centre Hotel from 11 to 13 September 2020. More details when they become available will follow in the new year

For those that may be interested a selection of photographs from this years convention have been posted on the OMRS Facebook page.


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Dr Robin Thomas has been elected as the new President of the Orders & Medals Research Society in the biggest poll in the history of the OMRS which saw more than 300 members cast their votes. Graham Grist was elected as General Secretary when the results of both contests were announced at the Society’s Annual General Meeting at The National...

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Well known researcher, longstanding OMRS Member and holder of the Society’s Commendation Medal, Stephen Lewis has published his book “The Three Burma Awards” which is the story of the creation, design, manufacture and awards of the Order of Burma, Burma Gallantry Medal and Burma Police Medal.

The UK Volunteer Long Service Medal Roll is now available in the on-line research library.

Our Society exists to promote a general interest in the study of orders, decorations and medals and to actively encourage and publish research into all aspects of civil and military medals, with a particular focus on those issued by Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries.

Members’ interests range from awards for gallantry in battle, or bravery in saving life, through forgotten wars and far-flung campaigns, to long and meritorious public service away from the limelight. Research interests stretch from pure numismatics, through the military or social history surrounding the circumstances of awards, to the genealogy of the medal recipient.