George Medal (GM)

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ALLEN, John Duncan

John Duncan Allen 3 Commando
No 3 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
George Medal (GM)
Mentioned in Despatches
On the 9th July 1943 the then Sergeant John Duncan Allen was awarded the George Medal in recognition of conspicuous gallantry in carrying out hazardous work in a very brave manner. This was awarded for "saving a life in a rock climbing accident in Gibraltar." [1]
 

CARTER, Kevin Charles

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
George Medal (GM)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant Kevin Carter was awarded the George Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan. [1].

CHARLTON, Thomas Albert

Holding Operational Commando
George Medal (GM)

Private Thomas Albert Charlton served in the Holding Operational Commando (HOC).  Post war he served as a Lieutenant in the Federation of Malaya Police Force.  Police Lieutenant Charlton was awarded the George Medal on the 24th April 1951 for his gallantry whilst serving in the Malay Police.
 

GAGE, Tony

Commando Basic Training Centre
Royal Artillery
George Medal (GM)
Sergeant Tony Gage, GM served on the staff at Achnacarry. Post war member of the Commando Association residing in Vancouver, Canada.
Citation for the George Medal

JOBBINS, Paul Anthony

RM Reserve
Royal Marines
George Medal (GM)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Reserve Decoration (RD)
Colonel Paul Jobbins, O.B.E., R.D *., RM Reserves, was awarded the George Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2004 [1].
 
Citation

LILEY, Eric Vincent

No 3 Commando
George Medal (GM)

Fusilier Eric Liley, from Scarborough, served in No 3 Commando. Post war in 1950 he was awarded the George Medal for saving the life of a man in a quarry accident.  He was also presented with the Daily Herald Order of Industrial Heroism at the Roscoe Rooms, Scarborough, on the 22nd July 1950. His death was announced in Commando Association newsletter 86 of 1988.
 

ROBERTS, Richard

No 4 Commando
Royal Scots
Royal Scots Fusiliers
George Medal (GM)
Private Richard Roberts,  'C' troop, No 4 Commando, was wounded on 8 June 1944 during operations in Normandy France [1].
1947 (Fusilier) (1st Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers) awarded the George Medal [2][2a].
Also served in the Korea War [3]
Recommendation for the George Medal

RUSSELL, Anthony

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
George Medal (GM)
Sergeant Anthony Russell was awarded the George Medal for bravely volunteering and successfully conducting a winch rescue, in darkness, of a father and son trapped on board a yacht floundering in heavy seas on 7th July 2011.
 
Source
London Gazette 60456, page 5741.
 

SCOTT, Thomas Fields

Cpl Tom Scott GM
No 11 Commando
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
George Medal (GM)
Corporal Thomas Scott served in 11 Commando 10 troop. [1]
 
In October 1945 it was announced that he had been awarded the George Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field. [2] There is an SOE file held in his name at the National Archives. [3].
 

SHELLEY, Ryan

Ryan Shelley GM
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
George Medal (GM)
Marine Ryan Shelley was awarded the George Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan [1]
 

WADGE, Eric James

No 3 Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
George Medal (GM)
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Corporal Eric Wadge was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal [1] for gallant and distinguished services in NW Europe whilst a Medical Orderly in No 3 Commando. 
 
Post war whilst serving in the Malaya Police he was awarded the George Medal [2] for his gallantry during the Malayan crisis.
 

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