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Which is higher BEM or MBE?

Which is higher BEM or MBE?

It is the second highest ranking Order of the British Empire award, behind CBE but ahead of MBE. It stands for Member of the Order of the British Empire (as opposed to Commander or Officer). It is also awarded to someone for making a positive impact in their line of work. What is a BEM?

Is an MBE the same as a BEM?

MBE – Member of the Order of the British Empire. Adele has an MBE. BEM – The British Empire Medal is awarded for military service. Companion of Honour – This is given to people who have made a significant contribution to the arts, science, medicine or the government over a long period of time.

What does Bem stand for?

British Empire Medal
The British Empire Medal (BEM) (formally British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service) is a British and Commonwealth award for meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown.

What do you call someone with an MBE?

The letters MBE or OBE etc are not a title, but are referred to as ‘post-nominals’. ‘Sir’ and ‘Dame’ are titles.

What does BEM stand for in marketing?


Acronym Definition
BEM Brand Equity Management
BEM Business Excellence Model
BEM Big Emerging Markets
BEM Big Easy Mafia (sports fan club)

Is the British Empire Medal the BEM or the EGM?

In 1922, the medal was divided into ‘The Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Gallantry (known as the Empire Gallantry Medal – EGM)’ and ’The Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Meritorious Service – BEM)’.

Is the BEM the same as the George Cross?

After the Empire Gallantry Medal (EGM) was superseded by the George Cross, the BEM continued to be awarded for gallantry, but of a degree less than that required to earn the George Medal. Those awarded the medal could continue to wear it even if promoted to a higher grade of the order.

What kind of ribbon does the British Empire Medal have?

Like the ribbons used for other classes of the Order of the British Empire, the ribbon of the British Empire Medal is rose-pink with pearl-grey edges, with the addition of a pearl-grey central stripe for the military division.

What does the BEM and EGM stand for?

The award is a circular silver medal with a diameter of 1.42 inches. On the obverse is the picture of ‘Britannia’ seated, with the sun to her right. Legends around the edge reads FOR GOD AND THE EMPIRE and on the below of the award is the inscription FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE. The EGM had the inscription FOR GALLANTRY on the bottom.