Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/9/2012

Merchant seamen’s campaign medal records 1939-1945

This collection of records, BT 395, lists the medals awarded to merchant seamen for their service in the Second World War (1939-1945).

The medals were claimed and issued from 1946 to 2002. Medals were not automatically issued, but had to be claimed by the merchant seaman. You can find out whether a medal was issued by looking at the markings on the records. for more click here

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