Adjutant General Requests for Service Medals, 1896-1946
Scope and Contents
Applications made from officers & enlisted men of the Rhode Island Militia, National Guard & Independent Companies upon completion of seven years or more of continuous service.
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Medals authorized pursuant to Public Law 1891, Chapter 1023 Sec. 4 & as amended by Public Law 1892 Chapter 1092, approved May 20, “in recognition of honorable service in the Rhode Island Militia, every commissioned officer, and every enlisted man whose enlistment papers shall be on file at the office of the adjutant general, in the militia service on the first day of January, A.D. 1890, who had rendered seven years continuous service, and any such officer or enlisted man thereafter completing a like service, shall, upon application to the adjutant general, receive a bronze service medal and for each additional three years of like service, theretofore or thereafter rendered, he shall, upon like application, receive a bronze bar or clasp to be attached to said service medal
See also RI General Statutes, 1923, Chapter 481; Public Law 1926 Chapter 1216 & RI General Statutes 1938 Chapter 649, Section 37
0.46 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Service Medals, RI Milita & National Guard
Applications, M - Z
No accruals are anticipated at this time.