Order of Burma
|Order of Burma|
Badge of the order
|Award of British Burma|
|Type||Colonial orders of knighthood|
|Awarded for||Long, faithful and honourable service of members of certain armed forces in Burma; as well as gallantry and particularly meritorious service|
|Sovereign||Queen Elizabeth II|
|Established||10 May 1940|
Ribbon bar of the Order of Burma
The Order of Burma was founded by Royal Warrant on 10 May 1940 conferred in a single class. Recipients were entitled to the post-nominal letters OB. Only 33 individuals were ever made members of the order.
The government of post-independence Burma created the Pyidaungsu Sithu Thingaha to replace the Order of Burma on 2 September 1948.
- "no. 37252". The London Gazette. 1945-09-04. pp. 4443–4444. Retrieved 2010-06-15. Order of Burma Royal Warrant dated 10 May 1940.
- "no. 37273". The London Gazette. 1945-09-11. p. 4646. Retrieved 2010-06-15. Order of Burma Royal Warrant amendment dated 11 September 1945.
- "Burma Orders and Decorations". The Royal Ark: Royal and Ruling Houses of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. Christopher Buyers. July 2008. Retrieved 2010-06-10. External link in
- Duckers, Peter (2009) . British Orders and Decorations. Oxford: Shire Publications. ISBN 978-0-7478-0580-9. OCLC 55587484.
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