MID & SSW
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Mentioned in Despatches

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Changes to NZ Honours

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MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES(mid)

If a subordinate officer or soldier performs a noteworthy action included in the report, he/she is said to have been "mentioned in despatches".

Soldiers who are mentioned in despatches, whilst not awarded a medal, receive a certificate and are entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf on the ribbon of the service medal issued to soldiers who served in a conflict.  If no campaign medal is awarded, the oak leaf is worn on the left breast of dress uniform.

Awards are published in the London Gazette

MID

Mentioned in Despatches as worn in WW1

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Change to NZ Honours: In 1998 the MID was, for New Zealanders, replaced with the New Zealand Gallantry medal. Ref: wikipedia.org

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The notice of the Secretary of State for War (s)

Mentioned by Secretary for War for Valuable Services in United Kingdom is an award which is not recognised by a medal or emblem. The only recognition is by an (s) on the personal file of the recipient and probably by written communicatiion.
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