Order of the Cloud and Banner

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Order of the Cloud and Banner
Order of the Cloud and Banner star.jpg
Awarded by the President of the Republic of China
Country  Republic of China
Awarded for Contributions to national security or quelling internal unrest
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 1935
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Loyalty and Valour
Next (lower) Order of Loyalty and Diligence

The Order of the Cloud and Banner (Chinese: 雲麾勳章) also known as the Order of the Resplendent Banner is a military award of the Republic of China. It was instituted on June 15, 1935 and is awarded in nine grades for contributions to national security.[1] The insignia of the order features a fluttering yellow flag, surrounded by white clouds on a blue field. This image is surrounded by golden rays.[2]

Grades[edit]

The order is divided into nine grades, they are as follows:[2]

Grade Name Grade Ribbon
1st Order of the Cloud and Banner (雲麾勳章) with Special Grand Cordon(特種大綬)[3] Order of Resplendent Banner with Special Grand Cordon ribbon.png
2nd with Grand Cordon(大綬)[4] Order of Resplendent Banner with Grand Cordon ribbon.png
3rd with Yellow Grand Cordon(黃色大綬)[4] Order of Resplendent Banner with Yellow Grand Cordon ribbon.png
4th with Special Cravat(特種領綬)[5] Order of the Cloud and Banner 4th.gif
5th with Cravat(領綬)[5] Order of the Cloud and Banner 5th.gif
6th with Special Rosette(特種襟綬附勳表)[5] Order of the Cloud and Banner 6th.gif
7th with Rosette(襟綬附勳表)[5] Order of the Cloud and Banner 7th.gif
8th with Special Ribbon(特種襟綬)[5] Order of the Cloud and Banner 8th.gif
9th with Ribbon(襟綬)[5] Order of the Cloud and Banner 9th.gif

Notable recipients[edit]

See also[edit]

List of orders, decorations and medals of the Republic of China

References[edit]

  1. ^ ODM of Taiwan: The Order of Clouds and Banner
  2. ^ a b "Decorations of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Military Orders". Office of the President Republic of China (Taiwan). Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "依據陸海空軍勳賞條例規定之勳章-一等雲麾勳章". Ministry of National Defense R.O.C. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "依據陸海空軍勳賞條例規定之勳章-二等-三等雲麾勳章". Ministry of National Defense R.O.C. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "依據陸海空軍勳賞條例規定之勳章-四等-九等雲麾勳章". Ministry of National Defense R.O.C. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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