The Government has announced that Second World War veterans who served on the Arctic Convoys and in the Bomber Command will begin receiving new awards "within weeks".
Eligible veterans and next of kin can apply for the Arctic Star medal or Bomber Command clasp by completing an application form which can be found on the Veterans UK website.
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