Police in Cumbria are investigating a burglary in which a CBE medal was stolen.
The medal belongs to Dr John Ashton, the former Director of Public Health in Cumbria.
It was taken from his home, along with jewellery and a BB gun, on Tuesday 6 November at his property in Dent.
Dr Ashton said:
Anyone with information is asked to call 101, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.