The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh Receive Long Service and Good Conduct Medals – News stories – GOV.UK

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh both received their Long Service and Good Conduct medals at Buckingham Palace today (Tuesday).

Source: The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh Receive Long Service and Good Conduct Medals – News stories – GOV.UK

“The Queen received three medals, one each for the Royal Navy, Army and the Royal Air Force in her capacity as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces – a position she has held since her accession to the throne in 1952. Each medal has five bars on its ribbon, denoting 65 years of service. The Duke Of Edinburgh received a Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct medal, with six bars on the ribbon, to recognise 75 years of service.”