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World War II: Medals

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many people in Bexley were awarded a veteran’s badge in each year since the inception of the award. (228243)

The information is not held in the format that identifies how many HM armed forces veterans badges have been issued in Bexley. However, we have identified from our database that a total number of 473 residents who have included Bexley in their address have applied for and received their veterans lapel badge.

Between May 2004 and 30 September 2008 over 664,000 HM armed forces veterans lapel badges have been issued. In addition veterans lapel badges are now awarded to service personnel as they leave the services.