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Awards and Honours - A Catalgoue of Decorations and Campaign Medals
Issued By Ethiopia To United Nations Forces
For The Korean War 1950 - 1954

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Honours, decorations and awards bestowed on Ethiopian Personnel for the Korean War

Awards conferred by the Ethiopian Government

ORDER OF EMPEROR MANELIK 1, degree of Knight (KOEM1)

- Quantity issued: 1

Lieutenant Colonel T. IRGETU, LOML, U.

DISTINGUISHED MILITARY MEDAL of HAILI SALESSIE 1st (DMM)

- Quantity issued: 1

 
2 Lieutenant H. MAMO, W.
 

Awards conferred by the Republic of Korea Government

ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT 2nd class (ULCHI),

3rd grade (U) - Quantity issued: 4

 Lieutenant Colonel A. ANDARGUE, LOML.
 Colonel K. GUEBRE
 Lieutenant Colonel T. IRGETU, KOEM1, LOML.
 Lieutenant Colonel W.S. SHITTA

ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT 4th class, WHARANG,

2nd grade with silver star (Ws*) - Quantity issued: 1

 
2 Lieutenant A. GETAHUN
 

ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT 4th class, WHARANG,

3rd grade (W) - Quantity issued: 2

 2 Lieutenant Z. ASFAW
 2 Lieutenant W.H. MAMO, EHGA.

PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION,

to Brigades (PUC)

 3 Cpy. 3rd Kagnew Batalion  Outposts Yoke & Uncle Tokan-Ni  19-20. 5.53

Awards conferred by the American Government

SILVER STAR MEDAL (SS)

- Quantity issued: 1

 Captain T. WALDETENSYE, BS.

LEGION OF MERIT, degree of Legionnaire (LOML)

- Quantity issued: 2  

Lieutenant Colonel A. ANDARGUE, U.
 Lieutenant Colonel T. IRGETU, KOEM1, U.

BRONZE STAR MEDAL (BS)

- Quantity issued: 18

 Captain M. ASSEFA
 1 Lieutenant T. BERHANU
 2 Lieutenant M. GEBRESUS
 1 Lieutenant D. GEMEDA
 Private F. GIFAR
 Captain M. GIZAW
 Private H. ISHETA
 2 Lieutenant A. KASSAHUN
 Sergeant M. KEBEDE
 Private B. KENATE
 Private H. MESHESH
 Captain T. TAMMAT
 Private N TESSEMA
 Captain T. WALDETENSYE, SS.
 Captain N. WANDEMU
 Private K. WOLDE
 1 Lieutenant T. WOLDS
 Captain S. WORKNEW

U.S. ARMY DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION (DUC)

 2nd Kagnew Battalion  Hills 602 & 700 Sam-Hyon  16-26. 9.52