Birkenhead RSA

Ribbons for all Medal Categories

These photographs are examples of the medal ribbons that are worn on the uniform to denote the award of that medal when the medal itself is not worn.

The order of wear of these awards is as shown in the Order of Wear Table.

To view further details of a particular medal, click on the respective ribbon.

Gallantry & Bravery Awards

THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR NEW ZEALAND

THE VICTORIA CROSS

THE NEW ZEALAND CROSS

THE NEW ZEALAND CROSS (1869)

THE GEORGE CROSS

THE NEW ZEALAND GALLANTRY STAR

THE NEW ZEALAND BRAVERY STAR

THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER

THE NEW ZEALAND GALLANTRY DECORATION

THE NEW ZEALAND BRAVERY DECORATION

THE ROYAL RED CROSS

THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS

THE MILITARY CROSS

THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS

THE AIR FORCE CROSS

ASSOCIATE OF THE ROYAL RED CROSS

THE DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL

THE CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY MEDAL

THE GEORGE MEDAL

THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL

THE MILITARY MEDAL

THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL

THE AIR FORCE MEDAL

THE QUEEN'S GALLANTRY MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND GALLANTRY MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND BRAVERY MEDAL

MENTION IN DESPATCHES

THE KING'S/QUEEN'S COMMENDATION FOR BRAVE CONDUCT

THE KING'S/QUEEN'S COMMENDATION FOR VALUABLE SERVICE IN THE AIR
Campaign Stars & Medals

THE NEW ZEALAND MEDAL

THE QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL

THE KING'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL

THE 1914 STAR

THE 1914-15 STAR

THE BRITISH WAR MEDAL

THE MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDAL

THE VICTORY MEDAL

THE 1939-1945 STAR

THE ATLANTIC STAR

THE ARCTIC STAR

THE AIR CREW EUROPE STAR

THE AFRICA STAR

THE PACIFIC STAR

THE BURMA STAR

THE ITALY STAR

THE FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR

THE DEFENCE MEDAL

THE WAR MEDAL 1939-45

THE NEW ZEALAND WAR SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND OPERATIONAL SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND SERVICE MEDAL 1946-49

THE KOREA MEDAL

THE NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1915-62

THE GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1918-62

THE GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL - 1962

THE VIETNAM MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - WARLIKE (NEAR EAST)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - WARLIKE (MALAYA 1960-64)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - WARLIKE (VIETNAM)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - WARLIKE (KUWAIT)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (KOREA 1954-57)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (KOREA 1958-2000)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (THAILAND)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (SINAI)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (INDIAN OCEAN)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (PESHAWAR)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (ARABIAN GULF)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (IRAQ)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (SOMALIA)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (MOZAMBIQUE)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (CAMBODIA)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (RWANDA)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1992 - NON-WARLIKE (BOUGAINVILLE)

THE EAST TIMOR MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2002 (SOLOMON ISLANDS)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2002 (KOREA)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2002 (AFGHANISTAN)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2002 (IRAQ)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2002 (TIMOR-LESTE)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 2002 (COUNTER-PIRACY)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL (GREATER MIDDLE EAST)

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL (IRAQ 2015)

THE NEW ZEALAND SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL (NUCLEAR TESTING)

THE NEW ZEALAND SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL (ASIAN TSUNAMI)

THE NEW ZEALAND SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL (EREBUS)
Long Service & Good Conduct Awards

THE NEW ZEALAND MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND ARMED FORCES AWARD

THE NEW ZEALAND ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

THE VOLUNTEER LONG SERVICE MEDAL

THE COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES OFFICER'S DECORATION

THE COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES LONG SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND VOLUNTEER SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND TERRITORIAL SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND LONG AND EFFICIENT SERVICE MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND EFFICIENCY DECORATION

THE NEW ZEALAND EFFICIENCY MEDAL

THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVAL RESERVE DECORATION

THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE DECORATION

THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

THE ROYAL FLEET RESERVE LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

THE AIR EFFICIENCY AWARD

THE CADET FORCES MEDAL

THE NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE SERVICE MEDAL
Foreign Awards

THE UNITED NATIONS KOREA MEDAL

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNMOGIP)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNTSO)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNEF)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNOGIL)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (ONUC)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNYOM)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNFICYP)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNIPOM)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNEFII)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNDOF)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNIFIL)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNIIMOG)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNTAG)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNAMIC)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNAVEM)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNTAC)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNOSOM)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNPROFOR)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNMIH)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNOMOZ)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNTAES)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNPREDEP)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNMOP)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNOMSIL) (UNAMSIL)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNAMET) (UNTAET) (UNMISET)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNMIK)

THE UNITED NATIONS MEDAL (UNMIS)

THE UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL

THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION MEDAL FOR THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA

THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION MEDAL FOR KOSOVO

THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION MEDAL FOR NON-ARTICLE 5 OPERATIONS IN THE BALKANS

THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION MEDAL FOR NON-ARTICLE 5 ISAF OPERATIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

THE EUROPEAN SECURITY & DEFENCE POLICY SERVICE MEDAL

THE RHODESIA MEDAL

THE KOREAN WAR SERVICE MEDAL

THE PINGAT JASA MALAYSIA MEDAL

THE INTERNATIONAL FORCE EAST TIMOR (INTERFET) MEDAL

THE SOUTH VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL

THE MULTINATIONAL FORCE & OBSERVERS SERVICE MEDAL

THE SAUDI ARABIA "LIBERATION OF KUWAIT" MEDAL