Where can I find a list of my military awards?
Individuals can request information on military service medals, decorations and awards online: https://www.archives.gov/personnel-records-center/awards-and-decorations.
How do I find my lost army award order?
Lost or missing military awards and decorations Requests should be submitted to the National Archives and Records Administration, 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, MO 63138-1002. Call Telephonic inquiries should be made to (314) 801-0800.
How do I find army unit awards?
Request your Official Military Personnel File from the National Archives using a website it operates, known as eVetRecs, devoted to veterans’ service records. The file should provide the formal name of any unit you were part of and identify the country or war zones in which it served.
Can you replace lost military medals?
How Do I Request Military Awards and Decorations? For the Veteran: in general, the military services will work replacement medal requests for the veteran at no cost. This includes family members with the signed authorization of the veteran.
Can you get copies of War medals?
You can only get a replacement medal from the Ministry of Defence ( MOD ) if it was stolen or destroyed, for example in a fire or flood. The medal must have been awarded for service after World War 1. You’ll need to show proof by providing a copy of either a: police crime report.
How do I get a copy of my father’s war medals?
To apply for replacement medals, please visit Defence Medals and complete the Defence Medals Online Application Form, selecting Replacement Medals as the application type. Replacement medals cannot be issued if any compensation for their loss or damage has already been received via insurance claims.
How do I find lost war medals?
Here are my three top tips for trying to find your World War I family medals and tracking down your own little piece of family history!
- Medal Tracker. Token Publishing Ltd (the guys behind UK magazine Medal News) have an online medal finding service called Medal Tracker.
- Militaria Dealers.
Can I get copies of my dad’s war medals?
▌ You can only get a replacement medal from the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Medal Office if it was stolen or destroyed, for example in a fire or flood. The medal must have been awarded for service after WW1.
How can I get my grandfather’s military records?
You can request a copy of the Veteran’s military records in any of these ways:
- Mail or fax a Request Pertaining to Military Records (Standard Form SF 180) to the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC).
- Write a letter to the NPRC.
- Visit the NPRC in person.
- Contact your state or county Veterans agency.