Official Medal to Mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Unveiled

To mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year, a new official medal has been unveiled and will be awarded during the first half of 2012.

The medal itself resembles a 10p and has the Queen’s profile on the front and the dates 1952-2012 on the back.

According to the official government website, the following people will be eligible:

  • Members of the Armed Forces (regular and reserves) who have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2012
  • Emergency services personnel who have been in paid service, retained or in a voluntary capacity, who have to face the prospect of dealing with emergencies as part of their conditions of service, and have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2012
  • Operational prison services personnel who regularly face difficult and sometimes emergency situations and have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2012
  • All Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who are in service on 6 February 2012 and have completed five full calendar years of service
  • Living holders of the Victoria Cross and George Cross
  • Members of the Royal Household

Are you one of those eligible? Let us know in your comments below.

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