View general information about medals and decorations
as well as check the status of your request at www.veteranmedals.army.mil.
For details of what can be worn, and the correct way to wear medals and decorations
, write to, The Chancellery, Government House, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A1, and ask for their very informative pamphlet "Wearing of Orders, Decorations and Medals."
Every year, governments hand out a variety of medals and decorations
to people who have distinguished themselves in various walks of life.
A heavily decorated soldier, his medals and decorations
from the war included Star, France/Germany, Star & Defence medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-1945.