Honours

Over the years of dedicated service to their nation and to the veterans of any campaigns, some of our members have been awarded various medals and certificates.

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The following honours have been awarded by the Returned and Services League of Australia to our members:

The Meritorius Service Medal: Mr. Raivo Kalamae, Mr.Leo Laanemaa

Life Membership: Mr. Kaljo Aare, Mr. Leo Laanemaa, Mr. Raivo Kalamäe, Mr. Jaan Palumets, Mr. Arnold Püvendi , Mrs. Hilda Kaard, Mr. Vello Säkk, Mr. Ottomar Murakas

Cert. of Appreciation: Mr. Raivo Kalamäe, Mr. Leo Laanemaa

The Order of White Star was awarded by the President of the Republic of Estonia to:

IV class – Mr. Raivo Kalamäe, Mr. Arnold Püvendi, Mr. Endel Toomsalu

V class – Mrs. Liia Looveer, secr. Joint Balt. Comt., Mr. Ago Kuru

The Services Cross was awarded by the Minister of Defence of the Rep. of Estonia to:

III class Mr. Raivo Kalamäe, Mr. Arnold Püvendi, Mr. Endel Toomsalu, Mr. Edgar Siimpoeg, Mr. Hans Holland, Mrs. Liia Looveer

The White Cross, III class of the Defence League was awarded to: Mr. Raivo Kalamäe

The Cross of Merit: was awarded by the World Centre of Estonian Veterans to:

I class: Sir Colin J. Hines, OBE. State President, NSW Branch of the RSL

II class: Mr. Jaak Peedo, Chairman Baltic Council of Australia, Mr. Leo Laanemaa, Mr. Ottomar Murakas, Mr. Jaan Palumets, Mr. Arnold Püvendi

III class: Mr. Kaljo Aare, Mr. Edgar Aavik, Mr. Leo Laanemaa, Mrs. Hilda Kaard, Mr. Raivo Kalamäe, Mr. Jaan Palumets, Mr. Arnold Püvendi, Mr. Vello Säkk.

The Cross of Lembit of the Young Eagles of Estonia has been awarded to: Mr. Raivo Kalamäe