Military Merit Medal Medal
TYPE 3 Item#00082
Established: June 13 , 1949
This is Issued after about
This Medal has many variations in the number/ thickness of the sunrays, in the
four places of the background, as well as the suspension device and the ribbons.
Early war Chinese award documents indicate a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class of this
Medal, but no North Korean proof exists. It is possible that this Medal might
have been used in the Order of Soldier's.