Dansk Røde Kors Fortjensttegn
The Danish Red Cross Badge of Merit


Official abbreviation: D.r.K.Ft.

Instituted March 28th 1963 by the Danish Red Cross.
Approved by King Frederik 9th, date unknown.

Awarded to persons in volunteer leading positions in the Red Cross.
Typically awarded after 4-6 years as a member of central board, 8-10 years as a section-manager or equal, or after 12-15 years as a member of a local board or equal.

Design: Worn in a red ribbon with a 1/3 wide white stripe at the centre. The medal is shaped as a cross, and the obverse shows a swan with the Red Cross logo on it's chest. The obverse have the text "DANSK RØDE KORS" (English: DANISH RED CROSS)


Obverse and Reverse of the medal. Image courtesy of Liverpoolmedals.com


Opdateret d. 11.9.2012