Forsvarets medalje for Faldne i Tjeneste
The Defence Medal for Fallen in Service


Official abbreviation: ?

Instituted December 7th 2009 by Queen Margrethe 2nd.

Awarded to personel killed in the line of duty, as a result from "acts of weaponry", including mines used in combat or during terrorist attacks.
May also be awarded to Danes or foreigners who, for the better of the Danish Defence, has done noteworthy deeds and has been killed during it.

Other information: Official decree (Danish)


Obverse. Image courtesy of Forsvaret.


Opdateret d. 27.6.2014