Order of Rama

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Order of Rama
เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันมีศักดิ์รามาธิบดี
Asvin (Companion) of the Order of Rama.png
Pendant for the Companion of the Order of Rama
Awarded by
Garuda Emblem of Thailand (Broad wings).svg
the King of Thailand
Type Military Decorations
Eligibility Military personnel
Awarded for Military personnel who most conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice, or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy
Status Dormant (War time only)
Sovereign King Vajiralongkorn
Grades 4 of Orders 2 for Bravery Medals
Statistics
First induction 22 July 1918
Precedence
Next (higher) Ratana Varabhorn Order of Merit
(Former orders)
Next (lower) Order of the White Elephant
Order of Rama 1st Class ribbon.png
Ribbon bar of the "Senangapati" Knight Grand Commander of the Honourable Order of Rama

The Honourable Order of Rama (Thai: เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันมีศักดิ์รามาธิบดี; rtgsKhrueang Ratcha Itsariyaphon An Mi Sak Ramathibodi) was established on 22 July 1918 (B.E. 2461) by King Rama VI of the Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand), to be bestowed onto those who have rendered special military services either in peace or in wartime.

History[edit]

Classes[edit]

The order consists of six classes:

Ribbon Class Name Postnominals Honor Class[1] Insignia
Order of Rama 1st Class ribbon.png Knight Grand Commander (First Class) เสนางคะบดี "Senangapati"
(rtgsSenangkhabodi)
ส.ร. 7 Insignia consists of a pendant, on a black sash with red trim, worn over the right shoulder to the left hip. Also a star, worn on the left chest.
Order of Rama 2nd Class ribbon.png Knight Commander (Second Class) มหาโยธิน "Maha Yodhin"
(rtgsMaha Yothin)
ม.ร. 14 Insignia consists of a pendant, worn on a silk band on the collar. Also a star, worn on the right chest.
Order of Rama 3rd Class ribbon.png Commander (Third Class) โยธิน "Yodhin"
(rtgsYothin)
ย.ร. 19 Insignia consists of a pendant, worn on a silk band on the collar.
Order of Rama 4th Class ribbon.png Companion (Fourth Class) อัศวิน "Asvin"
(rtgsAtsawin)
อ.ร. 22 Insignia consists of a pendant, worn on a silk band on the left chest.
Order of Rama 5th Class ribbon.png (Fifth Class) เหรียญรามมาลาเข็มกล้ากลางสมร
Member of "The Rama Medal for Gallantry in Action"
(rtgsRian Ram Mala Khem Kla Klang Samon)
ร.ม.ก. The Highest of Medal for Acts of Bravery Insignia consists of a silver medal with bar.
Order of Rama 6th Class ribbon.png (Sixth Class) เหรียญรามมาลา Member of "The Rama Medal"
(rtgsRian Ram Mala)
ร.ม. 2 of the Highest of Medal for Acts of Bravery Insignia consists of a silver medal.

Selected recipients[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ราชกิจจานุเบกษา, ประกาศสำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี เรื่อง ลำดับเกียรติเครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์ไทย, เล่ม ๑๑๐, ตอน ๒๙ง ฉบับพิเศษ, ๑๒ มีนาคม พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๖, หน้า ๑

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