Our ‘Medal Man’ Kevin Barnes ...
Kev Barnes (a.k.a. – ‘The Medal Man’) is a member of the Orders
& Medals Research Society (OMRS), an international
society of medal enthusiasts who collect and/or research medals,
Google it!. The OMRS itself has two specialist branches;
the Miniature Medals Branch (MMB) - for those who have an
interest in the miniature variants of the full size variety and
the Ribbons Branch (RB) - for those who like to
accumulate knowledge and examples of the ribbons from which most
medals are suspended.
Kev’s personal interest lies in collecting miniature British
campaign medals, but the other string to his bow is that he is
also the Membership Secretary of the MMB.
Currently there are only two (2) OMRS (and MMB)
members on the island . . and he is constantly on the look for
also has the necessary contacts to provide the following
- New or replacement medals (or groups) to be made up,
full size or miniature.
- New additions included to existing groups (i.e.
Pingat Jasa Malaysia, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, etc.), full size
can also help those who want to:
- know how to research family member’s medal
- know more about collecting medals, full size or
if anyone wants to know more about medals (full size or
miniature), medal research and/or medal collecting then you can
contact him at
or via his mobile: 99 13 26 27.