Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Receive Military Long Service Medals

  October 11, 2016 at 11:41 am by

During a special audience with the Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (People), Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh were presented with Long Service and Good Conduct medals from the British Armed Forces.

The Queen received three medals – Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force – for her role as Commander-in-Chief of the three branches of the Armed Forces, while the Duke received a medal for his 75 years of service to the Royal Navy.

The medal, first awarded back in 1830, recognises “the good conduct of Armed Forces personnel over a 15 year period.”

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4 Responses to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Receive Military Long Service Medals

  1. Mark, Graf v. Hohenstein says:

    With the greatest of respect and appreciation for my cousins on this day. Long may they live.

  2. Natalya says:

    Respect to Her Majesty and Duke of Edinburgh !

  3. Diana Lucia Zotescu says:

    The greatest consideration and respect for HM Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinborough for a lifetime of permanently serving Their country to the utmost expression.

  4. Edward C. Stengel says:

    I know that Elizabeth Windsor entered active duty military service in February 1945, but can anyone tell me her date of discharge from active duty?

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