Vadamarachchi Operation Medal

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Vadamarachchi Operation Medal
Awarded by Sri LankaSri Lanka
Type Campaign medal.
Eligibility Officers and other ranks of the tri services (Regular/Volunteer).
Awarded for ...who have served in Vadamarachchi Operation.[1]
Campaign(s) Vadamarachchi Operation
Description Suspended from a plain suspension bar.
Established 1983
Next (higher) Purna Bhumi Padakkama
Next (lower) Riviresa Campaign Services Medal
Vadamarachchi Operation Medal Bar.PNG

Vadamarachchi Operation Ribbon bar.

The Vadamarachchi Operation Medal (In Sinhalese:වඩමාරච්චි මෙහෙයුම් පදක්කම) is presented to all ranks of the Regular and Volunteer Forces of the military of the Republic of Sri Lanka, that who have served in Vadamarachchi Operation and the below mentioned tasks.

Who received the medal[edit]

  • All persons of the Security Forces who were actively involved in the military operations in the Vadamarachchi area.
  • All those logistic and administrative personnel who were involved is operating the troops in the forward areas during the Vadamarachchi operations, whether they were located in Vadamarachchi or somewhere else,
  • All security personnel set out outside the Vadamarachchi operational area in order to aid the Vadamarachchi operations.
  • All those individuals, both military and civil, who were involved in planning the Vadamarachchi operations and were present in the Jaffna Peninsula during the Vadamarachchi Operations.
  • All armed and civil hospital staff who provided medical support and care to the casualties during the Vadamarachchi operation.

How medal awarded[edit]

The decoration is presented by His/Her Excellency the President after recommended by the respective Service Commanders.


  1. ^ Sri Lankan military awards and decorations

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