Fusilier 50 Commemoration Medal & Official Certificate Information
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The Fusilier 50 Commemoration Medal celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers which was formed on St George’s Day, the 23rd April 1968, from the four antecedent Regiments:
The Fifth Foot, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
The Sixth Foot, The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers
The Seventh Foot, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
The Twentieth Foot, The Lancashire Fusiliers
The Medal, which is gold plated, displays St George and the Dragon on the front, which replicates the Fusilier Cap Badge. The following words are written underneath:
‘For England and St George’
The reverse of the Medal displays the hackle with the following words:
‘The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers 50th Anniversary 1968 – 2018’
The ribbon is in the colours of the Regimental Stable Belt – Rose and Primrose.
The Commemoration Medal is presented to all Regular and Reserve Fusiliers who are serving on the 23rd April 2018 to recognise the 50 years of service of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR WEARING:
In accordance with Chapter 13 of Army Dress Regulations, service personnel may only wear on uniform or in civilian clothes those Orders, decorations, medals, ribbons and emblems awarded to them, or approved for them to wear, by HM The Queen. For serving Fusiliers, the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medal is a keepsake only and may not be worn on uniform or in civilian clothes.
Fusilier veterans in civilian attire may wear the medal, but it must be worn on the right side of the jacket above the right breast. It should not be mounted together with officially awarded medals, which are worn on the left side of the jacket.