Grand Chancellor - Chev. Don Hunsaker II, PhD, GCCStS

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Order of St. Stanislas Meritorious Achievement Awards
Written by: Pan Michael Subritzky-Kusza Ct. GCStS,
StSt GM Decree #1/96

To reward meritorious achievements of the Companions of the Order in their service to the Order and persons outside the Order who contributed to the achievements of the goals of the Order, the following awards are established from the lower to the higher.

1. THE MEDAL OF FAITHFUL SERVICE

This is a circular silver medal. On the obverse is displayed the head of Saint Stanislas with the inscription "Order of Saint Stanislas" shown on the outer edge; displayed on the reverse are the arms of the Order with the inscription "For Faithful Service". It is worn on a blue/white/red ribbon. The ribbon on both sides has on the edges royal blue stripes 2mm wide, followed on the inside by post office red stripes 3mm wide, followed by white stripes 4 mm wide and another red stripe 2mm wide. In the centre is a royal blue stripe 10mm in width.

Award: The Faithful Service Medal is awarded to all Companions of the Order of Saint Stanislas on the 5th anniversary of his/her acceptance into the Order.

Clasp: A silver clasp to the Faithful Service Medal, which is a spray of oak leaves is awarded on every subsequent 5th anniversary date, to a total representing 20 years of service to the Order of Saint Stanislas. A total of three silver clasps.

Gold Clasp: A gold clasp to the Faithful Service Medal which is a spray of golden oak leaves is awarded to the recipient on the 25th anniversary of his/her acceptance into the Order of Saint Stanislas. The gold clasp is attached above the silver clasps.

2. THE SILVER CROSS OF MERIT

This decoration is a cross made of silver metal with sunburst rays shown between the arms of the cross. The cross is made of blue enamel and has in the centre a corona civica (Roman Crown) with a silver nobility crown displayed. The ribbon has on both edges royal blue stripes3mm from the edge, followed by postbox red stripes 2mm in width and white stripes 3mm. The centre of the ribbon is postbox red.

Award: The Silver Cross of Merit is bestowed upon worthy recipients for outstanding service to the Order of Saint Stanislas. This decoration (with swords) can also be awarded for acts of Valour or Bravery.

3. THE GOLD CROSS OF MERIT

This decoration is a cross made of gold metal with sunburst rays shown between the arms of the cross. The cross is made of blue enamel and has in the centre a corona civica (Roman Crown) with a gold nobility crown displayed. The ribbon is the same as for the Silver Cross of Merit. This decoration (with swords) can also be awarded for acts of Valour or Bravery.

***I am currently working on updating these listings from the St Stanislas Herald and other listings. Please bear with me on this...Dame Margaret Odrowaz-Sypniewska, B.F.A. as this requires a lot of checking and double checking

RECIPIENTS OF THE CROSS OF MERIT OF THE ORDER OF SAINT STANISLAS:

(recipients are shown in their grade within the Order at the time they were decorated).

Recipients of the Order of Saint Stanislas Gold Cross of Merit:

01. Brigadier General Oliver L. Peacock GCStS
02. Rear Admiral Henryk L. Kalinowiki GCStS
03. Lieutenent General George Seignious GCStS
04. Colonel Michael Michaelski GCStS
05. Count Michael Subritzky-Kusza GCStS
06. Major Wieslaw Z. J. Nowicki GCStS
07. Lieutenent General Jonathan L. Dunkerley GCStS
08. Roger C. Sherman, Baron of Castlemore GCStS
09. Major Mervyn Malcolm CCStS
10. Major General Earle E. Morris Jr, GCStS
11. Colonel James Leach GCStS
12. Chevalier Emmett O'Connell GCStS
13. Chevalier John MacMillian Barrell GCStS
14. Chevalier Michael A. Diaz - Piedra III, CStS.
15. Chevalier Roger Carlton Sherman of Castlemore, GCStS
16. Chevalier Ernest Wayne Bacchus, Ambassador at Large (2003)
17. Count Joseph Subritzky-Kusza, Ambassador at Large (2003)
18. Chevalier Frank Wright (2003)
19. Chevalier Ryszard Bak (2003)
20. Vice Chevalier Henryk Leopold Kalinowski
22. Chevalier Roger Carlton Sherman of Castlemore, GCStS.

Recipients of the Order of Saint Stanislas Silver Cross of Merit:

01. Dame Mary E. Simpson-Hanahan CSStS
02. Chevalier Paul J. Pietrowski CStS
03. Brigadier General Robert Floyd GCStS
04. Colonel James Leach GCStS
05. Lieutenent Colonel Frederick Gough GCStS
06. Colonel Robert D. Myers GCStS
07. Colonel Henry Count DuRant GCStS
08. Chevalier Dr David P. Johnson, Baron of Kilbonane GCStS
09. Count Joseph Subritzky-Kusza GCStS
10. Count Steven Soos de Souvar GCStS
11. Dame Margaret Odrowaz-Sypniewska, B.F.A., ROP, ROJ (2003)
12. Chevalier Barry Teobald-Hicks, GCStS (2003)
13. Dame Mervyn Redding, SSStS (2003)
14. Dame Pauline Warren, CStS (2003)
15. Chevalier Simon Wintle, CStS (2003)
16. Dame Sally McMeekins, CstS (2003)
17. Dame Donna Teresa Lorant, CStS (2003)
18. Mrs. Beata Bak (2003)
19. Mrs. Elzbieta Durlik-Sulkowska (2003) 20. Count Wieslaw George Helon-Zielinski de Doliwa, CSStS-JC

4. THE HUMANITARIAN SERVICE AWARD:

as of May 1, 2006. The Grand Master of the Order takes great pleasure in announcing a new medal for the Order of St. Stanislas. This medal has been obtained to reward those Knights and Dames, of the Order of Saint Stanislas, for meritorious service in providing financial support for those in need and the less fortunate that have been subjected to social neglect, the ravages of nature, financial failure or human conflict.

This medal will be awarded to any member of the Order that has:

The distribution of the Medal for Humanitarian Service will be under the direction of Chevalier Don Hunsaker II, PhD, GCCStS, our Grand Chancellor. He will distribute a supply of the medals to the leadership of those Grand Priors that request them.

The medals can be ordered through the Order of St. Stanislas, Inc. at the address below, or by emailing Chancellor Hunsaker at dhii2@cox.net

Order of St. Stanislas Inc.
PO Box 6677
San Diego, CA 92166
USA

Recipients of the Order of St. Stanislas Medal for Humanitarian Service:

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