Ceylon Police Medal

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Ceylon Police Medal
Ceylon Police Medal 1950 correct.jpg
Ceylon Police Medal ribbons for Gallantry (left) and Meritorious Service (right)
Awarded by Ceylon
Type Medal
Eligibility Members of the Ceylon Police Force
Awarded for Gallantry or meritorious service
Status defunct
Established 1932
Last awarded 1972
Next (higher) Queen's Police Medal
Next (lower) Defence Medal
Related Colonial Police Medal
Ceylon Police Medal for Gallantry.png
Ribbon bar for Gallantry
Ceylon Police Medal for Meritorious Service.png
Ribbon bar for Meritorious Service

The Ceylon Police Medal was awarded to police officers of the Ceylon Police Force for gallantry or meritorious service. The medal was replaced by the Sri Lanka Police Weeratha Padakkama for gallantry and Sri Lanka Police Vishishta Seva Padakkama for meritorious service when Ceylon became a Republic in 1972.[1]

See also


  1. ^ CEYLON POLICE MEDAL 1950-1972


  • Sri Lanka Police
  • Sri Lankan Medals
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