State of Kedah Star of Gallantry

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State of Kedah Star of Gallantry
Bintang Perkasa Negeri Kedah
Awarded by Flag of Kedah.svg Sultan of Kedah
Type Military decoration
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign Abdul Halim of Kedah
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Star (BPK)
Established 30 October 1952
Precedence
Next (higher) Supreme Order of Sri Mahawangsa
Next (lower) Exalted Order of the Crown of Kedah
MY-KED State of Kedah Star of Gallantry (BPK).svg
Ribbon bar of the order [1]

The State of Kedah Star of Gallantry (Bahasa Melayu: Bintang Perkasa Negeri Kedah)[2] is an honorific military decoration of the Sultanate of Kedah

History[edit]

It was founded by Sultan Badlishah of Kedah on 30 October 1952.[2]

Recipients[edit]

It is as a reward for conspicuous acts of gallantry by the military, police or civilians, but of a standard less than the Star of Valour (B.K.K). This Medal may be awarded posthumously.[3]

Classes[edit]

It is awarded in one class:[2]

  • Silver Star - Post-nominal letters : BPK

Insignia[edit]

It is composed of a six-pointed silver star hung from a dark blue ribbon with 2 white stripes. Photos : 1 & 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares, Kedah 1
  2. ^ a b c Royal Ark, Kedah Orders and decorations
  3. ^ Official Sultan website, List of Honours, Stars and Medals of the State of Kedah