Honours and Awards

THE HARVEY MITCHELL AWARD

The Harvey Mitchell Award, named for the CSMMI co-founder, was established in 2005 to recognize outstanding service and devotion to the interests of the Society, and also distinguished service that is recognized by the community. It is the most prestigious award that can be made by the CSMMI. Those who receive this award are entitled to add the postnominal letters “HM”.

Roll of Harvey Mitchell Award Recipients

Ross W. Irwin (L9)

Frank Fluellon (L356)

2010 - Donald W. L. Barnett (L2)

2015 - Warren E. Carroll (L374)

2016 - Fred Tripp (L464)


 

 

THE CSMMI FELLOWSHIP

The CSMMI “Fellowship” is a distinction honouring persons who have made significant contributions to the understanding of both military history and collecting, both within and/or outside of the Society.  Created in 2014, this honour is bestowed on individuals who have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, documentation, interpretation, and promotion of military collecting and history.  Through this fellowship, the CSMMI  publicly recognizes those who have, over many years, developed a reputation of integrity and expertise within the field of Militaria.

The recipients of this award are entitled to be identified by the postnominal letters “F.CSMMI”.

The CSMMI Fellowship Recipients

2015 – Warren E. Carroll     

2015 – Tim Burt  


 

CSMMI LIFE MEMBERS

Since its inception in 1965, the Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia has awarded Life Memberships to distinguished members to recognize outstanding service to the Society over a significant period of time.  Upon being appointed as a Life Member, the recipient is awarded a silver bar to be worn on the ribbon of the Silver Medal of Service to the Society.  The prefix "L" is added to their membership number.

Roll of Life Members

E. J. Harvey Mitchell (L1)

Donald W. L. Barnett (L2)

Ross W. Irwin (L9)         

Floyd Migory (L15)

Bud Migory (L16)

Diane Migory (L70)

William Elms (L76)      

Edward E. Denby (L92)  

Victor G. Potter (L133)


 

Roll of Life Members

James Carruthers (L159)

Leslie A. Eslary (L178)

Eugene G. Ursual (L337)    

Frank Fluellon (L356)   

Wayne Cline (L713-1)    

Warren E. Carroll (L374)

Wendy Hoare (L957)     

Fred Tripp (L464)           

Tim Burt (L880)


 

SILVER SERVICE MEDAL OF THE CSMMI

The Silver Medal of Service to the Society is awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the life of the Society.  This honour must be received before the Life Membership can be awarded.  When advanced to the next level of award, the recipient's name is removed from this roll and posted on the Roll of CSMMI Life Members.

Roll of Silver Service Medal Recipients

2015 - Bryan Patterson (953)

2016 - Andy Traverse (1655)


 

THE GOLD BADGE OF HONOUR

The Gold Badge of Honour was instituted as a means of recognizing and honouring those members who have shown a commitment to the Society and have made outstanding efforts to promote its interests over many years.

The Gold Badge of Honour Recipients

Donald W. L. Barnett (L2)

Frank Fluellon (L356)

James Carruthers (L159)

Louis E. Grimshaw (422)

Jaime Cline (713-2)

Wendy Hoare (L957)

Wayne Cline (L713-1)

Benjamin Keevil (1520)

Bernard J. Keegan (585)

Ken Keegan (1603)


 

The Gold Badge of Honour Recipients

Frank J. Corring (539)

Diane Migory (L70)

Vernon Donaldson (977)

Victor G. Potter (L133)

Charlie Edwards (711)

Eugene G. Ursual (L337)

Warren E. Carroll (L374)

Lawrence E. Stasiuk (1685)

Colin Langridge


 

HONOURARY MEMBERS

An Honourary Membership is granted by the CSMMI to individuals who have shown a commitment to the Society and have made outstanding efforts to promote its interests over many years.

Roll of Honourary Members

2016 - Cathy Tripp (H001)