Bandy's Military Decorations
Dr. Chris McCreery has provided us with a set of Bandy's ribbons (circa ~1945)

Bandy's Campaign Ribbons

Top Row

  1. Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI)
  2. Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Military Division (CBE)
  3. Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

Second Row

  1. Military Cross and Bar (MC*)
  2. Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
  3. 1914-1918 British War Medal
  4. Allied Victory Medal

Third Row

  1. Military General Service Medal (with bar Iraq)
  2. India General Service Medal, 1908-35 (with bar Jhamhar)
  3. 1939-45 Star
  4. Air Crew Europe Star
  5. Defence Medal

Fourth Row

  1. Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Bar for Overseas Service
  2. 1939-1945 War Medal with Mention in Despatch Oakleaf
  3. 1935 King George V Silver Jubilee Medal
  4. 1937 King George VI Coronation Medal
  5. Efficiency Decoration (ED)

Fifth Row

  1. Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur (France)
  2. Croix de Guerre (France)
  3. Order of St. Michael Second Class
  4. Czarist Railway Medal (Tiberius Good Conduct Medal)
  5. Order of Mary of Vaitiekunas

Sixth Row

  1. Jhamjarh Order of Merit (JOM)
  2. Jhamjarh Cross of Honour 3rd Class
  3. Jhamjarh Short Service Medal with Gold Button
  4. Prince Kooshie Medal in Silver
  5. Jhamjarh Service Medal (with bars Khaliwar, Defence of Djelibad and Relief of Djelibad)

See also Dr McCreery's documentation of Bandy's military career.

Dr McCreery, in addition to being a Bandy fan, is a Canadian historian and expert on the Canadian honours system. He has been an advisor to both the Canadian and British governments on honours policy, and has published two books on the subject, The Canadian Honours System, and The Order of Canada : Its Origins, History, and Developments.

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