The Orders and Medals Research Society

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The website advises “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".

The Society publishes a Journal and the website provides Indexes to Journals 1973-2006 Volumes 12-45. These have many references to India.

The British Library holds Volume 12, no. 1 (138)- Volume 30, no. 4; Spring 1973-Winter 1991,under the title Orders and Medals and from 1992 under the title Journal of the Orders and Medals Research Society