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MM

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MYANMAR.

MM

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Union of Myanmar (Burma). This is the code used in international transactions to and from Burmese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Burma. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Burma. Each administrative division in Burma has its own code with the prefix "MM." For example, the code for the State of Mon is ISO 3166-2:MM-15.
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Thomas Marston, won the Military Medal "for gallantry and devotion to duty when under fire in battle on land" in the Battle of Passchendaele
On Friday last the Town Hall was crowded to witness the pleasing sight of the presentation of an 18-carat gold half-hunter watch and gold albert to Pte David Thomas RAMC to mark their appreciation of his bravery in winning the Military Medal.
It was the other ranks' equivalent to the Military Cross (MC), which was awarded to commissioned officers and less often, to warrant officers Sheila Whitehouse, 86, from Nunthorpe, is still in possession of her father's medals from the Great War, including his Military Medal and his citation.
A newspaper report tells how the Military Medal was earned near Pintha on October 18, 1944.
Cpl Robert Goodwin, Gordon Highlanders, son of Mr Goodwin, Alma House, Cambusbarron, received a second `bar' to the Military Medal which he won for bravery on the battlefield in May, 1917.
A posthumous Military Medal was also awarded to the three servicemen who were killed in last August attack in Mount Semmama, Kasserine.
I had did no more than the other men, and would have much preferred the young architect or Sealyham having the Military Medal instead of myself.
From that day on, his widow, Ruth, proudly kept his Military Medal in her purse, showing it to people she met - until around 1970, when two thieves snatched her purse in North Park, Bootle.
Recognized three times for bravery and devotion under fire in Belgium and France, he is one of only 38 Canadians to earn the Military Medal with two bars, each bar referring to a subsequently recognized act of bravery.
He had the unique honour of receiving both the Military Medal and the U.
There were many examples of heroism and devotion to duty, such as PC 77 Llywelyn Edwards, stationed at Coedpoeth, who was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry, and Sgt 11 Oliver Cromwell Davies, stationed at Blaenau Ffestiniog, who was awarded the Belgian Croix-de-Guerre and Meritorious Service Medal for devotion to duty.

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