D-Day 70: application form for award of the Legion D’Honneur

Application form for the award of the Legion D’Honneur available to all surviving veterans.



In conjunction with events to mark the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings, the government of France has advised the Ministry of Defence that it wishes to award the Legion d’Honneur to all surviving veterans.

An application form is available for any veterans, including Royal Navy and Royal Air Force personnel who operated in support of the landings, who have not already received this award from the French government, or have not been identified to take part in award ceremonies during the events in Normandy. In the section headed “reasons justifying the proposal”, brief details should be given of service in France.

The application form can be submitted electronically to the following address or by post to:

Legion d'Honneur Team
Floor 6, Zone C
Ministry of Defence
Main Building

Published 25 July 2014
Last updated 30 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added a notice about applications for the Legion D’Honneur during the Covid-19 situation.

  2. Updated form in line with Data protection 2018.

  3. Updated application and contact details.

  4. Added updated form.

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