State of Kedah Star of Valour

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State of Kedah Star of Valour
Bintang Keberanian 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 (BKK)
Established 30 October 1952
Precedence
Next (higher) None
Next (lower) Royal Family Order of Kedah
MY-KED State of Kedah Star of Valour (BKK).svg
Ribbon bar of the order [1]

The State of Kedah Star of Valour (Bahasa Melayu: Bintang Keberanian Negeri Kedah)[2] is the supreme honorific war 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 acts of supreme valour performed by the military or civilians in circumstances of extreme danger during peacetime or war. There should be at least two witnesses to a candidate's deed. This award may be conferred posthumously.[3]

Classes[edit]

It is awarded in one class:[2]

  • Star - Post-nominal letters : BKK

Insignia[edit]

It composed of a bronze star hung from a dark red ribbon with a central dark blue stripe. 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