18 June 2018
Normandy landings

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 and have not already received this award from the French government.

If you have not been identified to take part in award ceremonies during the events in Normandy, you are also able to complete the application form.

When completing the application form, please provide brief details of your service given in France within the 'reasons justifying the proposal' section.

Submitting your application form

Please submit your application form by email or post:




Please post your application form to the following address:

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

Find out about the two brothers who received the award