Medals, awards and orders of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

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The following is a comprehensive list of the medals, awards and orders bestowed by the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, both in the present-day and historically.

Sovereign Military Hospitalier Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta[edit]

First Class (Knights of Justice and Conventual Chaplains)

SMOM-s.svg Venerable Bailiff Knights Grand Cross of Justice Professed of Solemn Vows
SMOM-s.svg Knights Grand Cross of Justice Professed of Solemn Vows
SMOM.svg Commanders of Justice Professed of Solemn Vows
SMOM.svg Knights of Justice Professed of Solemn Vows
SMOM.svg Knights Grand Cross of Justice Professed of Simple Vows
SMOM.svg Knights admitted to the Novitiate
SMOM-f.svg Conventual Chaplains Grand Cross Professed of Solemn Religious Vows
SMOM.svg Conventual Chaplains Professed of Solemn Religious Vows
SMOM.svg Conventual Chaplains Professed of Simple Religious Vows

Second Class (Knights and Dames in Obedience)

SMOM-gs.svg Bailiff Knights Grand Cross in Obedience
SMOM-gs.svg Knights and Dames Grand Cross in Obedience
SMOM-g.svg Knights and Dames in Obedience
SMOM-d.svg Donatus of Justice

Third Class - First Category (Knights and Dames of Honour and Devotion)

SMOM-gcs.svg Bailiff Knights Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion with Profession Cross ad honorem
SMOM-gcs.svg Bailiff Knights Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion
SMOM-gcs.svg Knights and Dames Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion
SMOM-gc.svg Knights of Honours and Devotion owner of Commandery of Family Patronage
SMOM-gc.svg Knights and Dames of Honour and Devotion
SMOM-gcs.svg Bailiff Knights Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion for Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Third Class - Second Category (Conventual Chaplains ad honorem)

SMOM-cf.svg Conventual Chaplians Grand Cross Cappellano ad honorem
SMOM-c.svg Conventual Chaplains ad honorem

Third Class - Third Category (Knights and Dames of Grace and Devotion)

SMOM-gcff.svg Knights Grand Cross of Grace and Devotion with Sash
SMOM-gcf.svg Knights and Dames Grand Cross of Grace and Devotion
SMOM-gc.svg Knights and Dames of Grace and Devotion

Third Class - Fourth Category (Magistral Chaplains)

SMOM-c.svg Magistral Chaplains

Third Class - Fifth Category (Knights and Dames of Magistral Grace)

SMOM-cff.svg Knights Grand Cross of Magistral Grace with Sash
SMOM-cf.svg Knights and Dames Grand Cross of Magistral Grace
SMOM-c.svg Knights and Dames of Magistral Grace

Third Class - Sixth Category (Donatus of Devotion)

SMOM-d1.svg Donatus of Devotion I class
SMOM-d2.svg Donatus of Devotion II class
SMOM-d3.svg Donatus of Devotion III class

Order pro Merito Melitensi[edit]

Collar of the Order pro Merito Melitensi[edit]

OPMM-colX.svg Collar pro Merito Melitensi - Military Class
OPMM-co.svg Collar pro Merito Melitensi - Civilian Class
(Single grade, usually reserved for Heads of State)

Cross of the Order pro Merito Melitensi[edit]

Military Class
OPMM-gcsX.svg Grand Cross with Swords pro Merito Melitensi – special class
OPMM-gcX.svg Grand Cross with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
OPMM-guX.svg Grand Officer Cross with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
OPMM-cX.svg Commander Cross with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
OPMM-uX.svg Officer Cross with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
Ordine al merito melitense BAR.svg Cross with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
Civilian Class - Gentlemen
OPMM-gcs.svg Grand Cross pro Merito Melitensi – special class
OPMM-gc.svg Grand Cross pro Merito Melitensi
OPMM-gu.svg Grand Officer Cross pro Merito Melitensi
OPMM-c.svg Commander Cross pro Merito Melitensi
OPMM-u.svg Officer Cross pro Merito Melitensi
MelitenseMilitare.png Cross pro Merito Melitensi
Civilian Class - Ladies
MelitenseMilitare.png
  • Grand Cross pro Merito Melitensi - special class
  • Grand Cross pro Merito Melitensi
  • Cross pro Merito Melitensi with Badge
  • Cross pro Merito Melitensi with Crown
  • Cross pro Merito Melitensi with Shield
  • Cross pro Merito Melitensi
Ecclesiastical Class
OPMM-gcr.svg Grand Cross pro Piis Meritis Melitensi
OPMM-r.svg Cross pro Piis Meritis Melitensi

Medal of the Order pro Merito Melitensi[edit]

Old style (1920-1960)
SMOM-meritAU.svg Gold Medal pro Merito Melitensi
SMOM-meritAG.svg Silver Medal pro Merito Melitensi
SMOM-meritBZ.svg Bronze Medal pro Merito Melitensi
Military Class
MOPMM-oX.svg Gold Medal with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
MOPMM-aX.svg Silver Medal with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
MOPMM-bX.svg Bronze Medal with Swords pro Merito Melitensi
Civilian Class
MOPMM-o.svg Gold Medal pro Merito Melitensi
MOPMM-a.svg Silver Medal pro Merito Melitensi
MOPMM-b.svg Bronze Medal pro Merito Melitensi

Other medals[edit]

SMOM-terrAG.svg Silver Medal for the Calabria and Sicily earthquake (April 24th 1912)
SMOM-terrBZ.svg Bronze Medal for the Calabria and Sicily earthquake (April 24th 1912)
SMOM-terrAG.svg Silver Medal for the Turkey War (April 24th 1912)
SMOM-terrBZ.svg Bronze Medal for the Turkey War (April 24th 1912)
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Merit Medal for assistance to the 1940-1945 War Veterans
SMOM-Hun.png Silver Medal for assistance to the Hungarian Refugees
SMOM-Hun.png Bronze Medal for assistance to the Hungarian Refugees
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Medal for relief activities in Vietnam

Malteser International[edit]

NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Malteser International Medal of Merit in Gold
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Malteser International Medal of Merit in Silver
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Malteser International Medal of Merit in Bronze
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Malteser International Medal of Commitment "St. Martin 2007"
Medagli malteser servizio.png Malteser International Service Medal

Emergency Corps of the Order of Malta[edit]

Ecom.png ECOM Medal for Kosovo 1999
Ecom.png ECOM for Rwanda 2002

Medal and awards of the Knights of Malta National Associations[edit]

Malteser Hospitaldienst Austria[edit]

SMOM-AUSau.svg Merit Medal in Gold
SMOM-AUSag.svg Merit Medal in Silver
SMOM-AUSbz.svg Merit Medal in Bronze
SMOMkosovovg.svg Medal for the relief of the Kosovo refugees (1999)
SMOM-AUSeu08au.svg Euro 2008 Medal in Gold
SMOM-AUSeu08ag.svg Euro 2008 Medal in Silver

Malteser in Deutschland - Malteser Hilfsdienst e.V. (Germany)[edit]

Malteser.png Memorial Medal for the Malteser Hilfsdienst 50th Anniversary Jubilee
SMOM-GERau.svg Thanks and Gratitude Medal in Gold
SMOM-GERag.svg Thanks and Gratitude Medal in Silver
SMOM-GERbz.svg Thanks and Gratitude Medal in Bronze

Order of Malta Irish Association and Ambulance Corps (Éire)[edit]

SJA-stripes.svg Merit Medal
SJA-green.svg Long Service Medal (10 years)
SJA-blue.svg Long Service Medal (20 years)
NO-RIBBON.svg War Service Medal (1916) of the St.John Ambulance Brigade

Associazione dei Cavalieri Italiani del Sovrano Ordine di Malta e Corpo Militare dell'Esercito dell'ACISMOM (Italy)[edit]

SMOM-ACISMOM 1980.png Medal for the Southern Italy earthquake (1980)
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Medal for the Northern Italy Emergency (2000)
Abruzzo-2009-SMOM.png Medal for the Abruzzo earthquake (1999)
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Memorial Medal of the Redemption Jubilee Pilgrimage (1933)
Pelle75.png Merit Medal for assistance to the Holy Year pilgrims (1975)
NOT-AVAILABLE-RIBBON.svg Medal for the assistance to the Redemption Jubilee pilgrims (1983)
Pelle00.png Medal for the assistance to the Redemption Jubilee pilgrims (2000)
Lourdes.png Merit medals for the Lourdes Pilgrimages
Lourdes50.png Ribbon for the Malta Order Lourdes Pilgrimages 150th Anniversary
MelitenseMilitare.png Pilgrimages Memorial Medal
SMOM-ACISMOM Lourdes.png Lourdes Pilgrimages Memorial Medal
Friedrich Order.png Loreto Pilgrimages Memorial Medal
NO-RIBBON.svg Memorial Medal for the second millennium from the birth of Saint Paul Apostle of the People (21 November 2009)
NO-RIBBON.svg Honour Merit Badge of the Military Corps of the order of Malta, awarded in the Gold, Silver and Bronze classes.
Acismom 4045.png Memorial Medal of the 1915-1918 War
Acismom 4045.png Memorial Medal of the 1940-1945 War, awarded in the Silver Class for officers and Bronze Class for other ranks.
Jugoslavia 222.png Memorial Medal for the operations in the former Yugoslavia (7 June 1996)
Croce acismom.png Long Service Cross for Managers and volunteer nurses (24 October 1941)
Croce acismom.png Long Service Cross for NCOs and other ranks (24 October 1941)

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