Postwar conferrals of MMJO titles were illegal. De facto recognition did not make them de jure. The titles were never heritable and no child in VPP ever tried that on! There were NO hereditary aspects to World War One MMJO titles-- or 1870 ones either, for that matter, as evidenced by mentions of intergenerational recipients in the VPP. Posthumous bestowals did NOT receive the actual Order, and I have not seen any actual paperwork presented either to confirm whether there was any "souvenir" purp