Hummingbird Medal

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Hummingbird Medal
Awarded by  Trinidad and Tobago
Type Three class long and meritorious service decoration
Eligibility Nationals and Non-Nationals
Awarded for "...loyal and devoted service beneficial to the state in any field, or acts of conspicuous gallantry or other outstanding humane action."
Status Currently awarded
Post-nominals HBM
Statistics
Established 1969
Last awarded 2011
Precedence
Next (higher) Chaconia Medal
Next (lower) Public Service Medal of Merit
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Ribbon bar of the award

The Hummingbird Medal is a state decoration of Trinidad and Tobago, instituted in 1969.[1] The medal is awarded for loyal and devoted service beneficial to the state in any field, or acts of conspicuous gallantry or other outstanding humane action.[2] There are three grades to the medal: bronze, silver and gold. Recipients of the medal are entitled to designate their names with the post-nominal letters "HBM".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trinidad & Tobago: Humming Bird Medal". medals.org.uk. Retrieved 26 Dec 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Hummingbird Medal". National Library and Information System. Retrieved 26 Dec 2011.