"Vi Haakon Norges Konge kunngjør at Vi har gitt Krigsmedaljen til sjømann Lars Karl Gullaksen for fortjenester av Fedrelandet under krig".
Krigsmedaljen (illustrasjon)Copyright: Nordsjøfartmuseet i Telavåg
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(Civil Division). "For services when the ship was torpedoed and damaged". D/S SVEND FOYN was torpedoed by U-502 and damaged in the North Atlantic on 7th October 1941".
British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service (illustrasjon)Copyright: Bruker Kvart på Samlerforumet.net
The 1939-1945 Star (illustrasjon)Copyright: Nordsjøfartmuseet i Telavåg
The Atlantic Star (illustrasjon)Copyright: Nordsjøfartmuseet i Telavåg
Going through new source material in order to document the war sailors and their history is an ongoing and extensive effort, and there exist no complete register over decorations awarded. Infomation about medals will therefore be registered gradually and be based on different source materials. The war sailors were awarded medals both during and after the war. Do you want to read more about decorations, then please study this page: Decorations