Photos: Fire Personnel Awarded Jubilee Medals

June 7, 2012

Governor George Fergusson visited the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s Hamilton Headquarters on Monday [June 4], where he presented Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals to a number of fire department personnel.

Chief Fire Officer Vincent Hollinsid welcomed the Governor before addressing the group and inviting the Governor to say a few words. After speaking to the service personnel, Mr Fergusson proceeded to present the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals.

The Governor took some time after the presentation to mingle with the fire service personnel and had individual photos taken for family members and friends who attended the ceremony. Police, Regiment and Corrections personnel have also received Diamond Jubilee medals.

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  1. Long live the queen says:

    I wonder what they criteria for receiving this medal was as I don't understand why HER MAJESTY's (H.M.) Customs doesn't seem like they'll be getting one.

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    • really? says:

      duty on the medals was too high

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      • Long live the queen says:

        LOL! I guess so!

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    • PH says:

      The following people will be eligible for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal:
      > members of the Armed Forces (regular and reserves) who have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2012
      > emergency services personnel who have been in paid service, retained or in a voluntary capacity, who have to face the prospect of dealing with emergencies as part of their conditions of service, and have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2012
      > operational prison services personnel who regularly face difficult and sometimes emergency situations and have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2012
      > all Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who are in service on 6 February 2012 and have completed five full calendar years of service
      > living holders of the Victoria Cross and George Cross
      > members of the Royal Household

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  2. Errin Butterfield says:

    The monarchy system which all this was created under is well outdated what's the big deal?

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