Sorry to dig up such an old thread, but, a reference was asked for and I've finally found the time to do a bit of research.
So, here goes..
Army Standing Orders for Dress
Wearing of foreign awards earned while a member of a foreign...
I'm not in the system anymore so I don't have access to the specific documents, I'll contact some of my mates that are still in and see if they can dig up the references.... Maybe Wes can shed some light as well.
As has been revealed in other threads, Australia permits the wearing of ancestors medals.
Now, more specifically on this topic, the same document says it is not permissible to wear foreign medals if the medals are from a country that was considered "the enemy" at the time the medals was...
To all those out in Ontario that get out and pay their respects to our fallen as they travel from Trenton to Toronto..... WELL DONE!!
I know those of you that get out there will say thing's like "it's the least we can do".... but still.... well done!
The folks I mix with here in Calgary...
Having attended countless ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day services as a kid and as a soldier in Australian Army, I was very pleased to see the legacy of those who sacrificed so much for that great country remembered and honoured by their children and grand-children…..
The practice is, IMHO, a...