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Recipient

Title

Unit/Force/Occupation

Deed

Gazette

Award

A

ABBOTT, Edmund Geoffrey

Lieutenant

Royal Navy

Shipboard fire rescue

12-Mar-20

AM

ABBOTT, George Fawcett Pitts

Deck Hand

Royal Naval Reserve

Pilot rescue (1 other)

12-Dec-17

AM

ADAMSON, George John

Inspector

River Traffic Police, Calcutta, Bengal

Explosives act. (1 other)

01-Feb-37

EGM

ALDER, Thomas Edward

L/Sgt.

2nd Bn., The Green Howards

Anti-piratical duties

04-Aug-31

EGM

ALDERSON, Thomas Hopper (1st GC awarded)

Mr.

Detachment Leader, ARP

Blitz rescue

30-Sep-40

GC

ALI BEY, Yusuf Hussein

Qaid

Trans-Jordan Frontier Force

Gang defeat & capture

03-Jan-39

EGM

ALLEN, Florence Alice

Miss.

Children's Nurse

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

AM

ALLPORT, Ernest

Mr.

Miner, Bentley Colliery, Yorkshire

Mine firedamp rescue (+5)

30-Sep-32

EM

ANDERSON, Frederick Christie

Ch.Eng.Artif.

Royal Navy

Gunman arrested

08-Jun-39

EGM

ANDERSON, Walter

Flg. Off.

Royal Air Force

Pilot rescue offshore (+1)

12-Apr-29

EGM

ANDREWS, Wallace Lancelot

2nd Lt

22/23 Bomb Disp. Sect, Corps of RE

Bomb disposal

17-Sep-40

EGM

ANSARI, Matreen Ahmed

Captain

7th Rajput Regiment, Indian Army

Fortitude as PoW

18-Apr-46

GC

ARCHER, Bertram Stuart Trevelyan

A/Lieut.

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal

30-Sep-41

GC

ARMITAGE, Robert Selby

T/Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

27-Dec-40

GC

ARMYTAGE, Reginald William

Lieutenant

Royal Navy

Shipmate rescue (+1)

02-Aug-28

AM

ARNOLD, Walter

Ld. Acfm

Royal Air Force

Air crash, pilot rescue

09-Nov-28

EGM

ASHBURNHAM, Doreen

Miss.

11 year-old girl

Fighting off a cougar

20-Dec-17

AM

ASHRAF-un-NISA (Begum of Hyderabad)

Begum

Begum of Hyderabad

Fire rescue

01-Feb-37

EGM

ATKINSON, Thomas

Corporal

1st Bn., The Green Howards

Fire rescue

25-Jul-39

EGM

AWANG anak RAWANG

Tracker

Iban Tracker, Johore, Fed. of Malaya

Guarding wounded soldiers

20-Nov-51

GC

AXON, John

Mr.

Driver, British Rail

Train crash driver

07-May-57

GC

B

BABINGTON, John Herbert

T/Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

27-Dec-40

GC

BAGOT, Arthur Gerald

Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Explosives removed

20-Aug-18

AM

BAILEY, Eric George

Sergeant

New South Wales Police Force, Aust.

Fatally wounded in arrest

29-Oct-46

GC

BAIN-SMITH, George Stewart

Lieutenant

RA, secd. Ind Army Ordnance Corps

Mountain rescue

30-Sep-27

AM

BAKER, John Thomas

Pit Lad

South Garesfield Colliery, Durham

Mines rescue (+1)

22-Nov-29

EM

BALDEV SINGH

Sub-Insp.

Punjab Police Force

Attack on armed gang

01-Jan-32

EGM

BALDWIN, Wilson Charles Geoffrey

Dr.

Asst.Works Mgr, Munitions Factory

Explosives rescue

16-Apr-43

EM

BAMFORD, John

Mr.

Colliery Worker (Aged 15)

Fire rescue

16-Dec-52

GC

BANKS, Arthur

Sergeant

112 Sqn., Desert Air Force, RAFVR

Fortitude as PoW

05-Nov-46

GC

BAREFOOT, Herbert John Leslie

A/Maj.

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal pioneer

22-Jan-41

GC

BARKAT SINGH

Naik

10th Bn., 2nd Punjab Regt, Ind Army

Aprehended armed sepoy

01-Jan-38

EGM

BARNETT, William

L/Cpl.

1st Bn, The Scots Fusiliers

Emergency operations

27-Nov-36

EGM

BARRACLOUGH, Arnold

Sergeant

Assam-Bengal Rly. BIAF

Attack on armed raiders

25-Nov-30

EGM

BASTER, Norman

Mr.

Colliery Agent, S.Kirby Colliery, Yorks.

Mines rescue (+1)

17-Apr-36

EM

BASTIAN. Gordon Love

Snr. Eng. Officer,

Merchant Navy

Shipboard rescue

17-Aug-43

AM

BAXTER, William Frederick

Workman

Standard Motor Co,Coventry

Motor plant rescue

01-May-42

EM

BAYLEY, Clive Cyril Anthony

Trooper

Surma Valley Light Horse, Indian Army

Attack on armed raiders

24-Jul-31

EGM

BEAMAN, George William

Mr.

Miner, South Kirby Colliery, Yorkshire

Mines rescue (+1)

17-Apr-36

EM

BEATON, James Wallace

Inspector

Metropolitan Police (Royal Bodyguard)

Royal kidnap foiled

27-Sep-74

GC

BEATTIE, John

Mr.

Miner, Trimdon Grange Coll, Durham

Mines rescue (+1)

03-May-27

EGM

BECKETT, John Archibald

Sergeant

Royal Air Force

Aircraft fire rescue

16-Dec-47

GC

BELL, John Frederick

Mr.

U/g. Mgr, Ariston Au Mine, Gold Coast

Mines rescue

20-Dec-30

EGM

BENNER, Michael Paul

2nd Lt

Corps of Royal Engineers

Alpine rescue attempt

17-Jun-58

GC

BHIM SINGH YADAVA

Sub-Insp.

Punjab Police

Murderer captured

01-Jan-32

EGM

BHUPENDRA NARAYAN SINGH

Shri

Indian Civilian

Assassination foiled

19-Jun-34

EGM

BIGGS, Kenneth Alfred

T/Major

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Ammo. train rescue (+1)

11-Oct-46

GC

BLACKBURN, Richard

Private

1st Bn, The Cheshire Regiment

Forest fire rescue

23-Jun-36

EGM

BLACKBURN, Sydney

Mr.

Shotfirer, Barnsley Main Coll, Yorks.

Mines rescue

21-Nov-47

EM

BLANEY, Michael Floud

A/Captain

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal

15-Apr-41

GC

BLOGG, Henry George

Coxwain

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Lifeboat rescue

30-Jun-24

EGM

BOGDANOVITCH, Theodore

Mulazim

Trans-Jordan Frontier Force

Attack on armed raiders

30-Jun-32

EGM

BONAR, Eric

Flt.Sgt.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Aircraft fire rescue

05-Aug-32

EGM

BOOKER, David Noel

Mr.

Miner, Littleton Colliery, South Staffs.

Mines rescue (+1, brother)

04-Feb-38

EM

BOOKER, Samuel

Mr.

Miner, Littleton Colliery, South Staffs.

Mines rescue (+1, brother)

04-Feb-38

EM

BRETT, Douglas Alexander

Major

9th Jat Regiment, Indian Army

Armed attackers held (+1)

08-May-34

EGM

BRIDGE, John

T/Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Depthcharge clearance

20-Jun-44

GC

BROADFOOT, David

Radio Officer

Merchant Navy

Self sacrifice for rescue

06-Oct-53

GC

BROOKE-SMITH, Francis Haffey

Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Reserve

Shipboard bomb disposal

27-Jun-41

GC

BROOKS, Arthur

Private

Queen's Royal Regt. (W.Surrey)

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

BROWN, David

Mr.

O/man, Burngrange Shale Mine

Attempted mine rescue

13-Jan-48

EM

BROWN, John Weller

Mr.

Workman

Explosives rescue

03-Jun-44

EM

BROWN, Richard Leslie

2nd Lt

The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)

Grenade misfire rescue

04-Jan-18

EM

BRYSON, Oliver Campbell

Lieutenant

Royal Flying Corps (later RAF)

Airplane crash rescue

11-Jan-18

AM

BUCKLE, Henry

Mate

Royal Navy (HMS Tiger)

Shipboard gas rescue

27-Apr-20

AM

BURKE, James (or John Lewis Victor)

Fire Officer

Metro Vickers

Stopping runaway horses

03-Jun-25

EGM

BURTON, Herbert Edgar

Major

Hon. Supt. Tynemouth Motor Life-Boat

Offshore lifeboat rescue

30-Jun-24

EGM

BUTSON, Arthur Richard Cecil

Dr.

Member Falkland Is. Dependency Surv.

Glacial crevasse rescue

28-Sep-48

AM

BUTTON, William John

L/Sgt.

No.48 Bomb Disposal Section, R.E.

Bomb disposal

17-Sep-40

EGM

BYWATER, Richard Arthur Samuel

Factory Develop.Officer

Ministry of Supply

Explosives rescue

26-Sep-44

GC

C

CAMPBELL, Alexander Fraser

2nd Lt

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb dispoasal

22-Jan-41

GC

CAMPION, Michael Patrick

Ld. Acfm

90 Bomber Squadron, RAF

Airplane crash rescue (+1)

05-Jul-40

EGM

CANNON, Horace James

Flg.Sgt

24th Wing, Repair Section, RFC

Airplane crash rescue

16-Apr-18

AM

CHALMERS, Jack

Mr.

Unknown

Shark attack rescue

07-Jul-22

AM

CHALMERS, Robert Mills

Petty Officer

Royal Navy

Disturbances "services"

18-Jun-26

EGM

CHANT, Frederick, H.D.

Private

2nd Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment

Military operations (+1)

02-Jun-23

EGM

CHARLTON, John Daniel

Mr.

Deputy, Hylton Colliery, Durham

Mine gas rescue

10-Feb-48

EM

CHARLTON, Wilson Hodgson

A/Flt.Lieut.

Royal Air Force

Bomb disposal

21-Jan-41

GC

CHARRINGTON, Harold Francis

Asst.Civil Eng

Air Ministry Works

Airplane crash

08-Mar-40

EGM

CHILD, Frederick William Henry Maurice

Mr.

Hairdresser

Civilian bomb disposal

05-May-39

EGM

CLARK, Joseph

Mr.

Miner, Trimdon Grange Coll., Durham

Mines rescue (+1)

03-May-27

EGM

CLARKE, Azariah

Mr.

Rescue Bde, Holditch Coll., N.Staffs.

Mine explosion rescue

05-Aug-38

EM

CLARKE, Donald Owen

Apprentice

Merchant Navy

Courage after shipwreck

20-Jul-43

GC

CLEALL, Walter Charles

Mr.

ex Royal Welch Fusiliers (Welsh Guards)

Hotel fire rescue

30-Dec-19

AM

CLEMENTS, John

Mr.

Schoolmaster

Hotel fire rescue

07-Dec-76

GC

CLOSE, Gerald Charles Neil

Pilot Off.

Royal Air Force

Airplane crash rescue

21-Dec-37

EGM

COBHAM, Anthony John

Midshipman

Royal Navy

Shipboard explosion (+1)

01-Jan-30

EGM

COPPERWHEAT, Dennis Arthur

Lieutenant

Royal Navy

Ammunition ship scuttled

17-Nov-42

GC

COWLEY, John Guise

Lieutenant

16th Army Troops Coy., QVO, & R.E.

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

AM

CRADOCK, Frederick John

Mr.

Boilerman

Attempted rescue

10-Sep-43

GC

CRAIG, Bert

Mr.

Miner, Nixon's Navig.Coll, Glam.

Underground rescue

01-Jun-23

EM

CROSBY, Bertram Frederick

Workman

Film Waste Prod.Ltd, Ldn

Works fire rescue

15-May-28

EM

CROSSLEY, Edwin

Yard Foreman

Admiralty Dockyard, Chatham

Gas rescue

25-Feb-36

EGM

CROUCHER, Matthew

Lance Corporal

Royal Marines Reseve

Prevented death and injury in Afghanistan

2008

GC

D

d'SOUZA, Baptista Joseph

Shri

Excise Constable, Bombay, India

Protected wounded officer

03-Jun-31

EGM

DANCKWERTS, Peter Victor

Sub-Lieut

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

20-Dec-40

GC

DARKER, Richard Edward

Mr.

Miner, Bentley Colliery, Yorkshire

Mine firedamp rescue (+5)

30-Sep-32

EM

DAVIES, Frederick

Fireman

National Fire Service

Fire rescue

05-Feb-46

GC

DAVIES, Robert

T/Lieut.

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal

30-Sep-40

GC

DAVIS, Thomas Neil

Ld/Seaman

Royal Naval Reserve

Prevent ship explosion

23-Mar-18

AM

DAY, Harry Melville Arbuthnot

A/Lieut.

Royal Marine Light Infantry

Shipboard rescue

07-Jan-19

AM

DEEDES, Richard

Captain

The King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Armed attackers held (+1)

08-May-34

EGM

DINWOODIE, Hubert

Sqn.Leader

5140 Bomb Disposal Sqn, RAFVR

Bomb disposal

04-Feb-47

GC

DITTO RAM (also RAM DITTO)

Sowar

Cent. India Horse, Indian Armd.Corps

Helped wounded soldier

13-Dec-45

GC

DIXON, John

Mr.

Electrician

Rescued crane driver

23-Feb-40

EM

DOLPHIN, Albert George

Hospital Porter

SE Hospital, New Cross

Self sacrifice

17-Jan-41

GC

DONOGHUE, Raymond Tasman

Mr.

Tram Conductor, Hobart, Tasmania

Stopping runaway tram

11-Oct-60

GC

DOUGLAS, Robert Ewing

Ld. Acfm

Royal Air Force

Rescued air crew

27-Mar-31

EGM

DOWLAND, John Noel

Squadron Leader

RAF Station, Manby, Lincolnshire

Bomb disposal

07-Jan-41

GC

DUFFIN, Charles Godfrey

Snr.Shipwright

HM Dockyard, Portsmouth

Underwater rescue

01-Feb-37

EGM

DUNCAN, Charles Alfred

Private

Parachute Regiment

Grenade self sacrifice

09-Nov-43

GC

DUPPA-MILLER, John Bryan Peter

T/Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

14-Jan-41

GC

DURRANI, Mahmood Khan

Captain

1st Bahawalpur Inf, Indian State Forces

Fortitude as a PoW

23-May-46

GC

E

EASTMAN, William Marsden

Lieutenant

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Bomb disposal

24-Dec-40

GC

EASTON, Jack Maynard Cholmondeley

T/Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

23-Jan-41

GC

EDWARDS, Arthur Frederick

A/Bmbdr.

Royal Field Artillery

Conduct after explosion

22-Jan-18

EM

ELLINGWORTH, Reginald Vincent

Ch.Petty Off.

Royal Navy

Bomb disposal

20-Dec-40

GC

ELLIS, Bernard George

Lieutenant

The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)

Grenade self sacrifice

18-Jul-19

AM

ELSTON, Ernest Matthew

Private

The West Yorks Regt.(POW Own)

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

EMANUEL, Errol John

Mr.

District Commissioner, Papua

Quell native disturbance

01-Feb-72

GC

ERRINGTON, Harry

Fireman

Auxiliary Fire Service

Rescued people from fire

08-Aug-41

GC

EVANS, David Hywel

Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Shipboard rescue

31-Jan-19

AM

F

FAIRCLOUGH, John

Gunner

Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rescued boys from fire

08-May-28

AM

FAIRFAX, Frederick William

Det.Cons.

Metropolitan Police Force

Arresting suspect under fire

06-Jan-53

GC

FARR, John Henry

Mr.

Foundryman

Rescued people in foundry

26-Jul-40

EGM

FARROW, Kenneth

Constable

Cardiff City Police Force

Attempted child rescue

15-Oct-48

AM

FASSON, Francis Anthony Blair

Lieutenant

Royal Navy

Retrieving documents

14-Sep-43

GC

FATTAH, Rashid Abdul

Rais

Trans-Jordan Frontier Force

Outstanding leadership

12-Jul-38

EGM

FEETHAM, Christopher

Fireman

SS Hornsey

Prevented ammo explosion

18-Mar-19

AM

FINNEY, Christopher

Trooper

Blues & Royals, Household Cavalry

Rescuing fellow soldier. .

31-Oct-03

GC

FISHER, Bernard

Mr.

Jig Crane Driver, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Rescued crane driver

15-Aug-39

EM

FLEMING, William George

Coxwain

Royal National Lifeboat Inst.

Lifeboat rescue

30-Jun-24

EGM

FLETCHER, Donald

Mr.

Miner, Cresswell Colliery, Derbyshire

Underground rescue

26-Jan-26

EM

FLINTOFF, Henry Harwood

Mr.

13 year-old schoolboy

Stopped runaway bull

08-Dec-44

EM

FORD, Albert

Sergeant

The Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Grenade rescue

21-Aug-17

AM

FORD, Douglas

A/Captain

The Royal Scots

Fortitude as POW

18-Apr-46

GC

FOSTER, William George

Lieutenant

7th Wiltshire (Sby) Bn., Home Guard

Grenade self sacrifice

27-Nov-42

GC

FOX, Leslie Owen

Depty.Party Leader

LCC Heavy Rescue Service

Bombsite rescue

20-Feb-45

GC

FRASER, Harriet Elizabeth. (later Mrs. BARRY)

Miss.

Staff Nurse, Terr.Force Nursing Service

Hospial fire rescue

31-Jan-19

AM

FRASER, John Alexander

Asst.Attorney General

Colonial Service, Hong Kong

Fortitude as PoW

29-Oct-46

GC

FROST, Ernest Ralph Clyde

Acfm 1st class

90 Bomber Squadron, Royal Air Force

Aircraft crash rescue

05-Jul-40

EGM

G

GHULAM MOHI-ud-DIN (also MOHI-ud-DIN)

Sub-Insp.

Punjab Police

Riot control leadership

03-Jun-31

EGM

GIBBONS, John Edward

T/Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Sea rescue

11-Aug-42

AM

GIBBS, Stanley Frederick

Mr.

Unknown

Shark rescue

08-Feb-27

AM

GIBSON, Michael

Sergeant

No.9 Coy., Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal

22-Jan-41

GC

GIDDEN, Ernest Oliver

T/Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

09-Jun-42

GC

GILLETT, Ivor John

Acfm 1class

Royal Air Force

Self sacrifice at sea

03-Oct-50

GC

GIMBERT, Benjamin

Mr.

Driver, London & North Eastern Railway

Ammunition train rescue

25-Jul-44

GC

GLEDHILL, Anthony John

Constable

Metropolitan Police Force

Arresting armed suspect

23-May-67

GC

GOAD, Roger Philip

Captain

Explosives Officer, Metropolitan Police

Bomb disposal

01-Oct-76

GC

GOAD, William

Ld/Seaman

Royal Navy

Sea rescue

26-Jan-43

AM

GOLANDAZ, Abdus Samid Abdul Wahid

Mr.

Landlord, Prop Owner & Sand Contr.

Flood rescue

04-Jun-34

EGM

GOLDSWORTHY, Leon Verdi

T/Lieut.

Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Res.

Underwater bomb disposal

19-Sep-44

GC

GOODMAN, George Herbert

T/Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

15-Sep-42

GC

GOSSE, George

Lieutenant

Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Res.

Bomb disposal

30-Apr-46

GC

GOUGH, John Ingram

Mr.

Miner, Bretby Colliery, Burton-on-Trent

Underground rescue

17-Jun-30

EM

GRAVELEY, Reginald Cubitt

Flg. Off.

No.88 Squardon, Royal Air Force

Air crash rescue

11-Nov-39

EGM

GRAVELL, Karl Mander

Ld. Acfm

Royal Canadian Air Force

Attempted air crash rescue

11-Jun-42

GC

GRAY, Hector Bertram

Flt.Lieut.

Royal Air Force

Fortitude as PoW

19-Apr-46

GC

GRAY, Roderick Borden

Flg. Off.

Royal Canadian Air Force

Air crash rescue at sea

13-Mar-45

GC

GRAZIER, Colin

Ab.Seaman

Royal Navy

Retreiving documents

14-Sep-43

GC

GREGSON, John Sedgwick

Apprentice

Merchant Navy

Shipboard rescue

02-Feb-43

AM

GUTHRIE, Stewart Graeme

Sergeant

New Zealand Police

Gunman runs amok

18-Feb-92

GC

H

HALLER, Fred

Mr.

Dpt, Rossington Main Colliery, Yorks

Underground gas rescue

20-Jan-39

EM

HAND, William George

Sergeant

2nd. Bn., The Dorsetshire Regt

Fighting in rebel ambush

02-Jun-23

EGM

HARDY, Benjamin Gower

Private

22nd Australian Garrison Bn., AMF

Foiled Jap PoW escape

01-Sep-50

GC

HARRIS, Charles Thomas

A/Sergeant

Corps of Royal Engineers

Conduct after explosion

22-Jan-18

EM

HARRIS, Roy Thomas

Mr.

ARP Engineers Service, Croydon

Bomb disposal

17-Dec-40

GC

HARRISON, Barbara Jane

Miss.

Stewardess, BOAC.

Airplane rescue

08-Aug-69

GC

HARRISON, George Willet

Ab.Seaman

Royal Navy

Shipboard rescue

01-Jan-31

EGM

HARRISON, Leonard Henry

Civilian Armament Instructor

Air Ministry, RAF

Shipboard bomb disposal

03-Jan-41

GC

HARWOOD, Harrie Stephen

Ac/Mech.1cl

Royal Flying Corps

Prevented ammo explosion

19-May-16

AM

HAVERCROFT, Percy Roberts

Mr.

Miner, Waleswood Colliery, Sheffield

Underground shaft rescue

22-Jun-17

EM

HAWKINS, Eynon

Ab.Seaman

Royal Navy

Oil fire, sea rescue

29-Jun-43

AM

HAY, David George Montague

Cadet

Royal Naval Reserve

Rescue at sea

08-Jul-41

AM

HEMEIDA, El Amin Effendi (also HUMMEIDA)

Yuzbashi

Sudan Defence Force

Conduct after explosion

23-Jun-36

EGM

HEMING, Albert Edward

Section Leader

CD Rescue Service

Bombed church rescue

17-Jul-45

GC

HENDERSON, George Campbell

Sub-Officer

Gibraltar Dockyard Fire Service

Self sacrifice in ammo fire

20-Nov-51

GC

HENDERSON, Herbert Reuben

Mr.

Employee, Film Treatment Works

Prevented explosion

03-May-27

EGM

HENDRY, James

Corporal

No.1 Tunnel. Co, Corps of R.Can.Eng

Warning of explosion

2-Apr-43

GC

HENSHAW, George

L/Cpl.

1st Bn., The Queen's Royal Regiment

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

HESLOP, George Christopher

Mr.

Manager, Loftus Ironstone Mine, Yorks.

Underground rescue

26-May-36

EM

HISCOCK, William Ewart

A/Lt-Cdr

Royal Navy

Bomb disposal

16-Jun-42

GC

HODGE, Alexander Mitchell

Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Rescue after bomb

02-Aug-40

EGM

HOLLOWDAY, Vivian

Aircraftman First Class

Royal Air Force

Attempted air crash rescue

21-Jan-41

GC

HORSFIELD, Kenneth

Corporal

The Manchester Regiment, att. S.A.S.

Ammo explosion rescue

23-Mar-45

GC

HOWARTH, Albert

Ord Seaman

Royal Navy

Rescue at sea

02-Sep-41

AM

HUDSON, Murray Ken

Sergeant

Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment

Grenade self sacrifice

11-Oct-74

GC

HUGHES, Joseph

Driver

Royal Army Service Corps

Warning of explosion

26-Jun-47

GC

HULME, Thomas

Mr.

Mngr.,Parsonage Coll., Leigh, Lancs.

Underground rescue

16-May-41

EM

HUMPHREYS, Patrick Noel

Lieutenant

Royal Navy

Conduct after ship sank

12-Nov-37

EGM

HUTCHINSON, John

Mr.

Overman, Louisa Colliery, Durham

Underground rescue(+3)

20-Jul-48

EM

HUTCHISON, Albert James

Sergeant

Highland Light Infantry

Grenade rescue

04-Jan-18

AM

I

IDRIS, Taha

Shawish

Blue Nile Province Police

Arresting armed policeman

02-Mar-34

EGM

INAYAT-KHAN, Noor

Asst.Sect.Off.

WAAF, secd. to FANY

Espionage

05-Apr-49

GC

INWOOD, George Walter

Sect-Cmdr.

30th Warwickshire Bn., Home Guard

Bomb damage rescue

27-May-41

GC

ISLAM-ud-DIN

Lance-Naik

6/9th Jat Regiment, Indian Army

Grenade self sacrifice

05-Oct-45

GC

J

JAMESON, Thomas

Mr.

Agent, Bold Colliery, St.Helens

Underground rescue (+1)

08-Oct-40

EM

JAMIESON, William

Mr.

Supdt., Ariston Gold Mine, Gold Coast

Underground gas rescue

23-Jun-36

EGM

JEPHSON-JONES, Robert Llewellyn

Captain

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Bomb disposal

24-Dec-40

GC

JOHNSON, Barry

W.O. 1

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Bomb disposal

06-Nov-90

GC

JOHNSTON, James

Mr.

Overseer, Mohpani Coll. of GIPR,India

Underground rescue

19-Mar-26

EM

JOLLY, Richard Frank

Commander

Royal Navy

Leadership after explosion

23-Dec-39

EGM

JONES, Benjamin Littler

Mr.

Quarryman, Llysfaen Qury, Caernarvon

Prevented explosion

09-Sep-38

EM

JONES, Ralph

Private

22nd Australian Garrison Bn., AMF

Foiled Jap PoW escape

01-Sep-50

GC

K

KAVANAUGH, Robert Murray

Mr.

Dental Student

Shark attack rescue

16-Oct-30

AM

KELLY, Cecil Francis

Asst.River Surveyor

Port Commission, Calcutta

Prevented explosion

01-Feb-37

EGM

KELLY, Thomas Raymond

Ab Seaman

Merchant Navy

Rescue at sea

10-Feb-48

GC

KEMPSTER, Andre Gilbert (COCCIOLETTI)

T/Major

Duke of Wellington's Regiment, RAC

Grenade self sacrifice

09-Nov-43

GC

KENNEDY, James Stirratt Topping

Security Officer

BR Engineering, Glasgow

Killed in payroll robbery

15-Aug-75

GC

KENT, Ernest William

Workman

Hackney Wick Station

Attemped rescue

20-Dec-38

EM

KEOGH, Michael Sullivan

Ch.Petty Off.

Royal Naval Air Service

Air crash rescue

14-Jan-16

AM

KHALIFA, Muhammad

A/Shawish

Berber Province Police

Arrested armed gunmen

29-Sep-25

EGM

KING, Richard Henry

Mr.

Miner, Hedley Pit, Co. Durham

Underground rescue

20-Oct-31

EM

KINNE, Derek Godfrey

Fusilier

Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

Fortitude as PoW

13-Apr-54

GC

KIRPA RAM (also RAM KIRPA)

Naik

8th Bn, 13th Frontier Force Rifles, I.A.

Grenade self sacrifice

15-Mar-46

GC

KNOWLTON, Richard John

Ord.Seaman

Royal Navy

Air crash rescue

12-Dec-17

AM

L

LATUTIN, Simmon

Captain

Somerset LI, scd.Somalia Gendarmerie

Ammunition fire rescue

10-Sep-46

GC

LEE, Walter Holroyd

Mr.

Workman,Wombwell Main Coll., Yorks

Underground rescue

10-May-49

EM

LEWIN. Raymond Mayhew

Sergeant

148 Sqn, RAF Volunteer Reserve

Air crash rescue

11-Mar-41

GC

LITTLE, Robert Stead

Fitter

ICI, Blackley, Manchester

Attempted rescue

06-May-41

EM

LLOYD, William

Sub-Foreman

Quibell Bros. Ltd, Newark

Industrial rescue

09-Dec-27

EM

LOCKE, George

L/hand steel erector

Dorman Long

Construction rescue

02-Mar-26

EM

LOW, John Niven Angus

Lieutenant

Royal Navy

Submarine self sacrifice

16-Aug-40

EGM

LOWE, Alfred Raymond

Boy, 1st cl.

Royal Navy

Sea rescue

08-Feb-49

AM

LUNGLEY, Alfred

L/Sgt.

24th Mountain Brigade, Royal Artillery

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

LYNCH, Joseph

Ch.Petty Off.

Royal Navy

Sea rescue

15-Jun-48

AM

M

MADDEN, Horace William

Private

3rd Bn., Royal Australian Regiment

Fortitude as PoW

30-Dec-55

GC

MAHONEY, Herbert John

Stoker P.O.

Royal Navy

Conduct during accident

23-Dec-27

EGM

MALTBY, Reginald Henry

Staff Sgt.

Royal Tank Corps

Saved child from drowning

03-Jul-26

EGM

MANWARING, Thomas George

Mr.

Miner, Arthur & Edward Coll, FoD, Glos

Mine flooding rescue

01-Nov-49

EM

MARCH, Frederick Hamilton

Mr.

Chauffer to Governor-General of Sudan

Foiled assissination

05-Dec-24

EGM

MARTIN, Cyril Arthur Joseph

T/Major

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal

11-Mar-43

GC

MASON, Dudley William

Captain

Merchant Navy, (Master, SS Ohio)

Saving his ship on convoy

04-Sep-42

GC

MATA DIN (also DIN MATA)

Lance-Naik

4th Bn., 19th Hyderabad Regiment

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

MATTHEWS, Lionel Colin

Captain

Corps of Signals, Aust. Military Forces

Fortitude as PoW

28-Nov-47

GC

MAXWELL-HYSLOP, Alexander Henry

Lt.Cmdr.

Royal Navy

Conduct after explosion

11-Nov-29

AM

MAY, Phillip Robert Stephen

Ld/Seaman

Royal Navy

Shipboard gas rescue

25-Nov-47

AM

McALONEY, William Simpson

Aircraftman

Royal Australian Air Force

Air crash rescue

18-Feb-38

AM

McAVOY, Thomas

Private

1st Bn, The Green Howards

Petrol tanker fire rescue

25-Jul-39

EGM

McCABE, John

A/Foreman

Royal Ordnance Factory

Warning of explosion

31-May-40

EGM

McCABE, John

Mr.

Drawer, Stanrigg Coll., Aidrie,Scotland

Underground rescue

13-Jun-19

EM

McCARTHY, William Henry Debonnaire

Boatswain

Royal Navy

Sea rescue

27-Jul-43

AM

McCLYMONT, John McIntosh

Corporal

Auxiliary Air Force

Air crash rescue

19-Jul-40

EGM

McCORMACK, Thomas William

Workman

Jarrow Drydock, Co.Durham

Shipboard gas rescue

23-Jul-09

AM

McKECHNIE, William Neil

Flt.Cadet

Royal Air Force

Air crash rescue

18-Oct-29

EGM

McTEAGUE, Thomas Patrick

Corporal

Royal Air Force

Air crash rescue

12-Apr-29

EGM

MEADOWS, Albert John

A/storeman

WA Gilbey Ltd., London

Industrial gas rescue

29-Dec-31

EM

MERRIMAN, Arthur Douglas

Dr.

Exp.Officer, Dir. Sci. Research, MoS

Bomb disposal

03-Dec-40

GC

MILES, Alfred

Ab.Seaman

Royal Navy

Harbour rescue

29-Apr-41

AM

MILES, Leonard John

Mr.

ARP Warden

Warning of explosion

17-Jan-41

GC

MILLER, Henry James

Ab Seaman

Royal Navy

Submarine self sacrifice

16-Aug-40

EGM

MILLER, Thomas Frank

Private

2nd. Bn., The Dorsetshire Regiment

Fighting rebel ambush

02-Jun-23

EGM

MIRGHANY, Ahmed Muhammad

Workman

River Nile, Egypt

Rescued girls from river

02-Jan-33

EGM

MITCHELL, John Henry

A/2nd Hand

Royal Naval Reserve

Harbour water rescue

29-Apr-41

AM

MOORE, Richard Valentine

T/Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

27-Dec-40

GC

MORRIS, Alfred Ernest

Mr.

Mill F/man, Ashanti Goldfields Corp.Ltd

Mine plant rescue

04-Jul-24

EM

MORTESHED, Francis Austin

Constable

Royal Ulster Constabulary

Arrested armed robbers

03-Jun-24

EGM

MOSEDALE, William Radenhurst

Station Officer

Birmingham Fire Bde

Bomb damage rescue

28-Mar-41

GC

MOSS, Brandon

Special Constable

Coventry Constabulary

Bomb damage rescue

13-Dec-40

GC

MOTT, Joseph Edward

Private

1st Bn., The Essex Regiment

Prevented explosion

25-Feb-38

EGM

MOULD, John Stuart

Lieutenant

Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Res.

Bomb disposal

03-Nov-42

GC

MOXEY, Eric Lawrence

A/Sqn.Ldr.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

17-Dec-40

GC

MUHAMMAD, Muhammad Abdulla

Nafar

Khartoum Police Force

Courage vs mutineers (+2)

12-Dec-24

EGM

MUNNELLY, Michael Joseph

Mr.

Journalist

Self sacrifice in yob attack

29-Jun-65

GC

N

NAIRAC, Robert Laurence

Captain

Grenadier Guards

Courage against the IRA

13-Feb-79

GC

NANDLAL THAPA

Naik

2nd.Bn., 8th Gurkha Rifles, Ind Army

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

NAUGHTON, Frank

Private

10th Light Tank Co., Royal Tank Corps

River flood rescue

01-Feb-37

EGM

NEGIB, Ibrahim

Sol

Khartoum Police Force

Courage vs mutineers (+2)

12-Dec-24

EGM

NEWGASS, Harold Reginald

T/Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

04-Mar-41

GC

NEWMAN, Alfred William

Act. Mate

Royal Navy

Prevented ammo explosion

01-Mar-18

AM

NEWNHAM, Lanceray Arthur

T/Colonel

The Middlesex Regiment (DCO)

Fortitude as PoW

18-Apr-46

GC

NICHOLLS, Arthur Frederick Crane

A/Brigadier

Coldstream Guards, attd SOE

Resistance activities

01-Mar-46

GC

NIGHTALL, James William

Fireman

London & N.Eastern Railway

Ammunition train rescue

25-Jul-44

GC

NIVEN, George Paterson

Ab Seaman

Royal Navy

Ammo explosion rescue

01-Jan-30

EGM

NIX, Frank Emery

Mr.

Deputy, Pilsley Colliery, Debyshire

Underground mine rescue

21-Nov-44

EM

NORTON, Peter Allen

Bomb Disposal officer

RLC

Saved life

24-July-2005

GC

OPQ

O'HAGEN, Leo Francis

Explosives worker

Royal Gunpowder Factory

Prevented explosion

06-Feb-40

EGM

O'LEARY, Patrick Albert,(GUERISSE, Albert)

Lt.Cmdr.

Royal Navy

SOE agent; escape line

05-Nov-46

GC

O'SHEA, John Michael

The Rev.

Parish Priest, Ireland

Attempted sea rescue

30-Jun-24

EGM

OAKES, Wallace Arnold

Mr.

Locomotive Driver, British Rail

Runaway train rescue

19-Oct-65

GC

OLIVER, Dick

Ld/Seaman

Royal Navy

Shipboard gas rescue

02-Aug-28

AM

OMARA, Edwardo

Mr.

Game Scout, Uganda

Killed marauding elephants

09-Oct-34

EGM

ORR, Samuel

Sp.Hd.Cons

Ulster Special Constabulary

Arrested armed criminals

03-Jun-24

EGM

OSBORNE, Albert Matthew

Ld. Acfm

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Aircrash fire rescues

10-Jul-42

GC

PARISH, Graham Leslie

Sergeant

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Air crash self sacrifice

02-Apr-43

GC

PARKER, Edward Donald J.

Pilot Off.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Air crash rescue

06-Aug-40

EGM

PATTON, John MacMillan Stevenson

Lieutenant

1st.Bn.,Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers.

Bomb disposal

17-Dec-40

GC

PEARSON, Joan Daphne Mary

Corporal

Women's Auxiliary Air Force

Air crash rescue

19-Jul-40

EGM

PEARSON, Robert

Workman

H.Marsland Ltd., Stockport

Industrial accident rescue

20-Oct-25

EM

PIR KHAN

Subedar-Maj.

Royal Engineers, Indian Army

Rebel ambush rescue

28-Jun-40

EGM

POLLITT, James

Mr.

Miner, South Kirby Colliery, Yorkshire

Underground rescue

17-Apr-36

EM

PRATT, Michael Kenneth

Constable

Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia

Arresting armed criminals

04-Jul-78

GC

PUGH, Herbert Cecil

Sqn.Ldr.Rev

RAF Volunteer Res., Chaplains Branch

Shipboard self sacrifice

01-Apr-47

GC

PURVIS, James Sidney

Mr.

Pit lad, South Garesfield Coll., Durham

Underground rescue

22-Nov-29

EM

QUINTON, John Alan

Flt.Lieut.

228 Op.Conversion Unit, RAF

Air crash self sacrifice

23-Oct-51

GC

R

RACKHAM, Geoffrey

2nd Lt

Royal Army Service Corps, att. RHA

Prevented ammo explosion

03-Jan-19

AM

RAHMAN, Abdul (also REHMAN)

Havildar

3rd.Bn., 9th. Jat Rgt, Indian Army

Attempted crash rescue

10-Sep-46

GC

RANGIT SINGH

Babu

Revenue Officer, United Provinces,India

Fighting rebels

01-Jan-35

EGM

REED, Henry Herbert

Bombardier

1 Maritime A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery

Shipboard self sacrifice

23-Sep-41

GC

REEVES, James Arthur

Ch.Officer

Merchant Navy

Shipboard rescue

25-May-43

AM

RENNIE, John

A/Sergeant

Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs of Canada

Grenade self sacrifice

26-May-44

GC

REYNOLDS, Edward Womersley

Lieutenant

101 & 102 Bomb Disposal Sects, RE

Bomb disposal

17-Sep-40

EGM

RHOADES, William Ernest

Sergeant

6 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

Ammo dugout rescue

01-Jan-18

AM

RICHARDS, Richard Walter

Mr.

Shackleton Trans-Antarctic Exp.

Polar exploration conduct

06-Jul-23

AM

RICHARDSON, Gerald Irving

Superintendent

Lancashire Constabulary

Arresting armed criminals

14-Nov-72

GC

RIDLING, Randolph Gordon

Lieutenant

New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Grenade training rescue

09-Dec-19

AM

RILEY, Geoffrey

Mr.

14 year-old Schoolboy

Flooded river rescue

03-Oct-44

AM

RIMMER, Reginald

Sergeant

Bombay Police Force

Great courage & coolness

03-Jun-31

EGM

ROBERTSON, Paul Douglas

A/Flt.Cmdr.

Royal Naval Air Service

Air crash rescue

18-Jun-18

AM

ROBINSON, Harry

Mr.

Deputy, Louisa Colliery, Co.Durham

Underground mine rescue

20-Jul-48

EM

RODRIQUES, George David

Asst.Surgeon

Indian Medical Dept.

Service during military ops

02-Jun-23

EGM

ROGERS, Jonathan

Ch.Petty Off.

Royal Australian Navy

Shipboard self sacrifice

19-Mar-65

GC

ROGERSON, Sidney George

A/Staff.Sgt.

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Ammo. train rescue (+1)

11-Oct-46

GC

ROSS, Arthur Dwight

Air.Comm.

Royal Canadian Air Force

Air crash rescue

27-Oct-44

GC

ROWLANDS, John Samuel

A/W.Cmdr.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

10-Aug-43

GC

RUSSELL, David

L/Cpl.

22nd.Bn., 2nd New Zealand Exp. Force

Resistance activities

24-Dec-48

GC

RYAN, Richard John Hammersley

Lt.Cmdr.

Royal Navy

Bomb disposal

20-Dec-40

GC

S

SANSOM, Odette Marie Celine

Mrs.

Women's Transport Service (FANY)

Espionage and PoW

20-Aug-46

GC

SAUNDERS, Robert Benjamin

Dr.

Tebekwe Mine, Salisbury, Rhodesia

Underground mine rescue

19-Aug-37

EM

SCHOFIELD, Carl Mallinson

Mr.

Overman, Bold Coll., St.Helens, Lancs.

Underground mine rescue

08-Oct-40

EM

SCULLY, James Patrick

A/Corporal

Pioneer Corps

Bomb damage rescue

08-Jul-41

GC

SEAGRIM, Hugh Paul

T/Major

19th Hyderabad Regt., att. Force 136

Fortitude as PoW

12-Sep-46

GC

SEWELL, Stanley William

Worker

Royal Gunpowder Factory

Prevented ammo explosion

06-Feb-40

EGM

SHANLEY, Joseph

Mr.

Deputy, Louisa Colliery, Co. Durham

Underground mine rescue

20-Jul-48

EM

SHEPHERD, John William Hersey

Mr.

Workman, Palmers Shipbldrs, Jarrow

Industrial gas rescue

14-Feb-30

EM

SILK, Joseph Henry

Private

Somerset Light Infantry

Grenade self sacrifice

13-Jun-44

GC

SINCLAIR, Laurence Frank

Wing Cmdr.

110 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Air crash rescue

21-Jan-41

GC

SMITH, Anthony

Chimney Sweep

Civil Defence, Chelsea

Bomb damage rescue

30-May-44

GC

SMITH, Charles

Mr.

Miner, Askern Main Colliery, Yorkshire

Underground mine rescue

28-Jun-40

EM

SMITH, Kenneth

Signalman

Royal Corps of Signals, LRDG

Self sacrifice, bomb

19-Oct-45

GC

SOULSBY, Oliver

Mr.

Miner, Bentley Colliery, Yorkshire

Mine firedamp rescue (+5)

30-Sep-32

EM

SOUTHWELL, Bennett

Ord Seaman

Royal Navy

Bomb disposal (+1)

23-Jan-41

GC

SPILLETT, Brian

Mr.

Detail Fitter

Domestic fire rescue

29-Jun-65

GC

SPOONER, Kenneth Gerald

Ld. Acfm

Royal Canadian Air Force

Airplane rescue attempt

07-Jan-44

GC

SPOORS, Robert

Private

1st Bn., The West Yorkshire Regt (POW Own)

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

AM

STANNERS, John George

Deckhand

Royal Naval Reserve

Shipboard fire rescue

16-May-18

AM

STEVENS, Henry William

Constable

Metropolitan Police

Captured armed criminal

21-Oct-58

GC

STEWART, James Ernest

Lt. Col.

Corps of Royal Engineers

Attempted trace

26-Jun-28

EGM

STOVES, John

Principal Officer

Pentonville Prison

Attempted escape

23-Oct-28

EGM

STRONACH, George Preston

Ch.Officer

Merchant Navy

Shipboard fire rescue

23-Nov-43

GC

STYLES, Stephen George

Major

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Bomb disposal

11-Jan-72

GC

SUBRAMANIAN

Subedar

Q.V's Own Madras Sappers & Miners

Bomb shield

30-Jun-44

GC

SUFFOLK & BERKSHIRE, Earl of

The Rt.Hon.

Research Officer, Ministry of Supply

Bomb disposal

18-Jul-41

GC

SYKES, Frank

Mr.

Miner, Bentley Colliery, Yorkshire

Mine firedamp rescue (+5)

30-Sep-32

EM

SYLVESTER, William George

Worker

Royal Gunpowder Factory

Explosives rescue

06-Feb-40

EGM

SYME, Hugh Randall

Lieutenant

Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Res.

Bomb disposal

03-Aug-43

GC

SZABO, Violette Reine Elizabeth

Ensign

Women's Transport Service (FANY)

Espionage

17-Dec-46

GC

T

TAHA, El Jak Effendi

Shawish

Khartoum Police Force

Courage vs mutineers (+2)

12-Dec-24

EGM

TALBOT, Ellis Edward Arthur Chetwynd

2nd Lt

103 Bomb Disposal Sect., RE

Bomb disposal

17-Sep-40

EGM

TANDY-GREEN, Charles William

Sup. Engineer

Bengal Public Works Dept.

Assassination foiled

19-Jun-34

EGM

TAYLOR, George Arthur Morgan

Mr.

Vulcanologist, CBMR, PNG

Volcanic danger averted

22-Apr-52

GC

TAYLOR, Patrick Gordon

Captain

Navigator & relief pilot, Civil Aviation

Airplane rescue

09-Jul-37

EGM

TAYLOR, Robert George

Mr.

Newspaper advertising representative

Bank robbery shooting

01-Aug-50

GC

TAYLOR, William Horace

Sub-Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

14-Jan-41

GC

TEMPERLEY, Samuel Jarrett

Mr.

Asst.Surveyor, Bentley Colliery, Yorks.

Mine firedamp rescue (+5)

30-Sep-32

EM

THE ISLAND OF MALTA

People

Collective Award

Heroism & devotion

15-Apr-42

GC

THE ROYAL ULSTER CONSTABULARY

Force

Collective Award

Bulwark against terrorism

23-Nov-99

GC

THOMAS, Arthur Devere

Railway Flagman

London Underground

Rail track rescue

31-Mar-31

EM

THOMAS, Dorothy Louise

Miss.

Nurse, Middlesex Hosp., London

Explosion averted

02-Mar-34

EGM

THOMAS, Thomas

Mr.

Miner, Brynamman Colliery, Glamorgan

Mine flooding rescue

06-Feb-34

EM

THOMPSON, Jenkin Robert Oswald

Captain

Royal Army Medical Corps

Medical rescue services

02-Feb-45

GC

THOMPSON, Matthew

Mr.

Miner, Askern Main Colliery, Yorkshire

Mine rescue (1 other)

28-Jun-40

EM

TOLLEMACHE, Anthony Henry Hamilton

Flg. Off.

600 Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force

Aeroplane fire rescue

06-Aug-40

EGM

TOWNSEND, Emma Jose

Miss.

Schoolgirl

Fighting off a murderer

06-Sep-32

EGM

TROAKE, Frederick Henry

Private

2nd. Bn., The Dorsetshire Regiment

Rebel clearance (1 other)

02-Jun-23

EGM

TUCKWELL, Stephen John

Ab.Seaman

Royal Navy

Bomb disposal (1 other)

14-Jan-41

GC

TUNNA, Norman

Shunter

Great Western Railway

Explosives rescue

24-Jan-41

GC

TURNER, Geoffrey Gledhill

Lieut.

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Bomb disposal

27-Jun-41

GC

TURNER, James Gordon Melville

Radio Officer

Merchant Navy

Sea rescue

13-Oct-39

EGM

TUTTON, Cyril James

Officer

Parkhurst Prison, I.o.W.

Captured escaped convict

18-Mar-27

EGM

TYLER, Albert

Mr.

Workman

Cess-pit rescue

14-Feb-30

EM

UVW

VAUGHAN, Margaret (later Mrs. PURVES)

Miss.

14 year-old Schoolgirl

Tidal rescue

01-Nov-49

AM

WALKER, Carl

Constable

Lancashire Constabulary

Foiled armed robbery (+1)

14-Nov-72

GC

WALKER, Charles Henry

P.O. Cook

Royal Navy

Malta convoy rescue

15-Dec-42

AM

WALTON, Eric William Kevin

T/Lieut.

Royal Navy, Falklands Is.Dep. Survey

Ice crevasse rescue

08-Jun-48

AM

WASTIE, Granville Charles

Mr.

Farmer

Well rescue

06-Jun-30

EM

WATERFIELD, Albert

Park-keeper

Richmond Park, London

Captured armed gunmen

30-Dec-22

EGM

WATERS, Terence Edward

Lieutenant

West Yorks.Regt., attd. 1st Bn, Glos. Regt

Fortitude as PoW

13-Apr-54

GC

WATERSON, William

Plant workman

GEC Co. Ltd.

Gas plant rescue attempt

02-Apr-46

EM

WATSON, Victor Albert

Flt. Lieut.

Royal Naval Air Service

Airship blaze rescue

08-Mar-18

AM

WELLER, John

Mr.

Workman

Explosives rescue

03-Jun-44

EM

WELLER, Percy Barnard

Mr.

Workman

Explosives fire rescue

24-Oct-41

EM

WESTERN, David Charles

Mr.

Schoolboy

Frozen pond rescue

13-Aug-48

AM

WHITEHEAD, Thomas Atkinson

Workman

Tar distillers, Sunderland

Plant rescue

05-Sep-22

EM

WILCOX, Charles

Painter

Birmingham Corporation

High building rescue

30-Sep-49

EM

WILD, Robert

Workman

D.R.Cotton Mills, Rochdale

Extinguished clothing fire

22-Oct-26

EGM

WILLETTS, Michael

Sergeant

3rd Bn, The Parachute Regiment

Bomb shield

22-Jun-71

GC

WILLIAMS, Osmond

Elec.Foreman

PWD, Sierra Leone

Elec. power-cable rescue

29-Nov-32

EM

WILLIAMS, Sidney

L/Cpl.

1/6th Bn., The City of London Regiment

Gunpowder store rescue

30-Aug-18

AM

WILSON, Harry

Mr.

Miner, Harriseahead Colliery, Staffs.

Mine flood rescue

22-Aug-24

EM

WILTSHIRE, Sidney Noel

Pilot Off.

Royal Air Force

Areoplane crash rescue

31-Jan-30

EGM

WINTER, Gerald

Mr.

Agricultural Worker

Areoplane crash rescue

28-Jun-40

EGM

WOLSEY, Hilda Elizabeth

Miss.

Nurse, Hanwell Asylum

Lunatic asylum rescue

28-Mar-11

AM

WOODBRIDGE, Stanley James

Flt.Sgt.

159 Sqn., RAF Volunteer Reserve

Fortitude as PoW

28-Sep-48

GC

WRIGHT, Mark

Corporal

3rd Bn the Parachute Regiment

Rescued comrades in mine-field.

2006

GC

WOODING, Ernest Alfred.

Warrant Elec

Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Res.

Rescued people from boat

13-Apr-45

AM

WYLLIE, George Cameron

Sapper

Corps of Royal Engineers

Bomb disposal, St Paul's

30-Sep-40

GC

XYZ

YAR, Ahmed

Havildar

24th Mountain Brigade, Royal Artillery

Earthquake rescue

19-Nov-35

EGM

YATES, Phillip William

Mr.

Miner, Bentley Colliery, Yorkshire

Mine fire-damp rescue (+5)

30-Sep-32

EM

YEHIA, El Imam

Constable

Khartoum Police Force

Strangled rabid dog

01-Jan-32

EGM

YEO-THOMAS, Forest Frederick Edward

A/Wing Cmdr.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Espionage & escape

15-Feb-46

GC

YOUNG, Archibald

Workman

Roslin Explosives Factory

Explosives fire rescue

01-Jan-17

EM

YOUNG, St. John Graham

Lieutenant

Royal Tank Regt, att.Indian Armd.Corps

Minefield rescue (1 other)

20-Jul-45

GC

YOUNGER, William

Mr.

Deputy, Louisa Colliery, Co. Durham

Mine fire-damp rescue (+3)

20-Jul-48

EM