Cross of Honour and Miitary Merit, III Class Cross
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The Cross of Honour and Military Merit was established by Grand Duchess Charlotte by Grand Ducal Decree on May 24, 1951.
It is awarded to Luxembourgian citizens and military units for meritorious military service and acts of bravery in wartime and peacetime. It may also be awarded posthumously and to foreigners.
The bronze palm clasp is awarded for a citation at the battalion level, the silver palm clasp for a citation at the Army level, and the gilt palm clasp for a citation from the Minister of the Armed Forces. A small star clasp is awarded in recognition of wounds incurred in combat.
The III Class Cross features an obverse inscription that translates to "Honour, Virtue, Fatherland."
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