List of George Cross Recipients - Personal Awards

Personal Awards

Name & Rank Date Gazetted Nationality Organisation Posthumous award
Thomas Hopper Alderson 1940-09-3030 September 1940 British Air Raid Precautions No
Captain Mateen Ahmed Ansari 1946-04-1818 April 1946 Indian 7th Rajput Regiment, Indian Army Yes
Lieutenant Bertram Stuart Trevelyan Archer 1941-09-3030 September 1941 British Royal Engineers No
Sub-Lieutenant Robert Selby Armitage 1940-12-2727 December 1940 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Tracker Awang anak Rawang 1951-11-2020 November 1951 Malaysian Federation of Malaya No
John Axon 1957-05-077 May 1957 British British Rail Yes
Sub-Lieutenant John Herbert Babington 1940-12-2727 December 1940 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Sergeant Eric George Bailey 1946-10-2929 October 1946 Australian New South Wales Police Force Yes
John Bamford 1952-12-1616 December 1952 British No
Sergeant Arthur Banks 1946-11-055 November 1946 British Desert Air Force Yes
Major Herbert John Leslie Barefoot 1941-01-2222 January 1941 British Royal Engineers No
Inspector James Wallace Beaton 1974-09-2727 September 1974 British Metropolitan Police Force No
Sergeant John Archibald Beckett 1947-12-1616 December 1947 British Royal Air Force Yes
Second Lieutenant Michael Paul Benner 1958-06-1717 June 1958 British Royal Engineers Yes
Major Kenneth Alfred Biggs 1946-10-1111 October 1946 British Royal Army Ordnance Corps No
Captain Michael Floud Blaney 1941-04-1515 April 1941 Irish Royal Engineers Yes
Lieutenant John Bridge 1944-06-2020 June 1944 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Radio Officer David Broadfoot 1953-10-066 October 1953 British Merchant Navy Yes
Sub-Lieutenant Francis Haffey Brooke-Smith 1941-06-2727 June 1941 British Royal Naval Reserve No
Richard Arthur Samuel Bywater 1944-09-2626 September 1944 British Ministry of Supply No
Second Lieutenant Alexander Fraser Campbell 1941-01-2222 January 1941 British Royal Engineers Yes
Flight Lieutenant Wilson Hodgson Charlton 1944-01-2121 January 1944 British Royal Air Force No
Apprentice Donald Owen Clarke 1943-07-2020 July 1943 British Merchant Navy Yes
John Clements 1976-12-077 December 1976 British Sherrardswood School Yes
Lieutenant Dennis Arthur Copperwheat 1942-11-1717 November 1942 British Royal Navy No
Frederick John Cradock 1943-09-1010 September 1943 British Yes
Lance-Corporal Matthew Croucher 2008-07-2424 July 2008 British 40 Commando, Royal Marines Reserve No
Sub-Lieutenant Peter Victor Danckwerts 1940-12-2020 December 1940 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Fireman Frederick Davies 1946-02-055 February 1946 British National Fire Service Yes
Lieutenant Robert Davies 1940-09-3030 September 1940 British Royal Engineers No
Squadron Leader Hubert Dinwoodie 1947-02-044 February 1947 New Zealand Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve No
Sowar Ditto Ram 1945-12-1313 December 1945 Indian Central India Horse Yes
Albert George Dolphin 1941-01-1717 January 1941 British South Eastern Hospital, London Yes
Raymond Tasman Donoghue 1960-10-1111 October 1960 Australian Metropolitan Tram Trust, Tasmania Yes
Squadron Leader John Noel Dowland 1941-01-077 January 1941 British Royal Air Force No
Private Charles Alfred Duncan 1943-11-199 November 1943 British 4th Battalion, Parachute Regiment Yes
Sub-Lieutenant John Bryan Peter Duppa-Miller 1941-01-1414 January 1941 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Captain Mahmood Khan Durrani 1946-05-2323 May 1946 Indian 1st Bahawalpur Infantry, Indian Army No
Lieutenant William Marsden Eastman 1940-12-2424 December 1940 British Royal Army Ordnance Corps No
Sub-Lieutenant Jack Maynard Cholmondeley Easton 1941-01-2323 January 1941 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Chief Petty Officer Reginald Vincent Ellingworth 1940-12-2020 December 1940 British HMS Vernon Yes
Errol John Emanuel 1972-02-011 February 1972 Australian District Commissioner, Territory of Papua New Guinea Yes
Fireman Harry Errington 1941-08-088 August 1941 British Auxiliary Fire Service No
Detective Constable Frederick William Fairfax 1952-01-066 January 1953 British Metropolitan Police Force No
Lieutenant Francis Anthony Blair Fasson 1943-09-1414 September 1943 British HMS Petard Yes
Trooper Christopher Finney 2003-10-3131 October 2003 British Household Cavalry Regiment No
Captain Douglas Ford 1946-04-1818 April 1946 British Royal Scots Yes
Lieutenant William George Foster 1942-11-2727 November 1942 British 7th Wiltshire Battalion, Home Guard Yes
Leslie Owen Fox 1945-02-2020 February 1945 British London County Council Heavy Rescue Service No
John Alexander Fraser 1946-10-2929 October 1946 British Assistant Attorney General, Hong Kong Colonial Service Yes
Sergeant Michael Gibson 1941-01-2222 January 1941 British Royal Engineers Yes
Lieutenant Ernest Oliver Gidden 1942-06-099 June 1942 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Aircraftman 1st Class Ivor John Gillett 1950-10-033 October 1950 British Royal Air Force Yes
Benjamin Gimbert 1944-07-2525 July 1944 British London & North Eastern Railway No
Constable Anthony John Gledhill 1967-05-2323 May 1967 British Metropolitan Police Force No
Explosives Officer Roger Philip Goad 1976-10-011 October 1976 British Metropolitan Police Force Yes
Lieutenant Leon Verdi Goldsworthy 1944-09-1919 September 1944 Australian HMS Vernon No
Lieutenant George Herbert Goodman 1942-09-1515 September 1942 British HMS Vernon No
Lieutenant George Gosse 1946-04-3030 April 1946 Australian HMS Vernon No
Leading Aircraftman Karl Mander Gravell 1942-06-1111 June 1942 Canadian Royal Canadian Air Force Yes
Flight Lieutenant Hector Bertram Gray 1946-04-1919 April 1946 British Royal Air Force Yes
Flying Officer Roderick Borden Gray 1945-03-1313 March 1945 Canadian Royal Canadian Air Force Yes
Able Seaman Colin Grazier 1943-09-1414 September 1943 British HMS Petard Yes
Sergeant Stewart Graeme Guthrie 1991-12-1919 December 1991 New Zealand New Zealand Police Yes
Private Benjamin Gower Hardy 1950-09-011 September 1950 Australian 22nd Australian Garrison Battalion Yes
Roy Thomas Harris 1940-12-1717 December 1940 British Air Raid Precautions No
Barbara Jane Harrison 1969-08-088 August 1969 British British Overseas Airways Corporation Yes
Leonard Henry Harrison 1941-01-033 January 1941 British Air Ministry No
Albert Edward Heming 1945-07-1717 July 1945 Irish Civil Defence Rescue Service No
Sub-Officer George Campbell Henderson 1951-11-2020 November 1951 British Gibraltar Dockyard Fire Service Yes
Corporal James Hendry 1943-04-022 April 1943 Canadian Royal Canadian Engineers Yes
Lieutenant Commander William Ewart Hiscock 1942-06-1616 June 1942 British HMS St Angelo Yes
Aircraftman First Class Vivian Hollowday 1941-01-2121 January 1941 British Royal Air Force No
Corporal Kenneth Horsfield 1945-03-2323 March 1945 British Manchester Regiment, attached Special Air Service Yes
Sergeant Murray Ken Hudson 1974-10-1111 October 1974 New Zealand Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Yes
Driver Joseph Hughes 1947-06-2626 June 1947 British Royal Army Service Corps Yes
Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes 2010-03-1919 March 2010 British Royal Logistic Corps No
Noor Inayat-Khan 1949-04-055 April 1949 Russian Special Operations Executive Yes
Section Commander George Walter Inwood 1941-05-2727 May 1941 British 30th Warwickshire Battalion, Home Guard Yes
Lance Naik Islam-ud-Din 1945-10-055 October 1945 Indian Jat Regiment, Indian Army Yes
Captain Robert Llewellyn Jephson-Jones 1940-12-2424 December 1940 British Royal Army Ordnance Corps No
Staff Sergeant Major Barry Johnson 1990-11-066 November 1990 British Royal Army Ordnance Corps No
Private Ralph Jones 1950-09-011 September 1950 Australian 22nd Australian Garrison Battalion Yes
Able Seaman Thomas Raymond Kelly 1948-02-1010 February 1948 Irish Merchant Navy Yes
Major Andre Gilbert Kempster 1943-11-099 November 1943 British Duke of Wellington's Regiment Yes
James Stirratt Topping Kennedy 1975-08-1515 August 1975 British British Rail Yes
Fusilier Derek Godfrey Kinne 1954-04-1313 April 1954 British Royal Northumberland Fusiliers No
Naik Kirpa Ram 1946-03-1515 March 1946 Indian Frontier Force Regiment, Indian Army Yes
Captain Simmon Latutin 1946-09-1010 September 1946 British Somerset Light Infantry Yes
Sergeant Raymond Mayhew Lewin 1941-03-1111 March 1941 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve No
Private Horace William Madden 1955-12-3030 December 1955 Australian Royal Australian Regiment Yes
Major Cyril Arthur Joseph Martin 1943-03-1111 March 1943 British Royal Engineers No
Captain Dudley William Mason 1942-09-088 September 1942 British Merchant Navy No
Captain Lionel Colin Matthews 1947-11-2828 November 1947 Australian Royal Australian Corps of Signals Yes
Dr Arthur Douglas Merriman 1940-12-033 December 1940 British Ministry of Supply No
Leonard John Miles 1941-01-1717 January 1941 British Air Raid Precautions Yes
Sub-Lieutenant Richard Valentine Moore 1940-12-2727 December 1940 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
William Radenhurst Mosedale 1941-03-2828 March 1941 British City of Birmingham Fire Brigade No
Special Constable Brandon Moss 1940-12-1313 December 1940 British Coventry Special Constabulary No
Lieutenant John Stuart Mould 1942-11-033 November 1942 Australian HMS Vernon No
Squadron Leader Eric Lawrence Moxey 1940-12-1717 December 1940 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Yes
Michael Joseph Munnelly 1965-06-2929 June 1965 British The People Yes
Captain Robert Laurence Nairac 1979-03-1313 February 1979 British Grenadier Guards Yes
Lieutenant Harold Reginald Newgass 1941-03-044 March 1941 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Colonel Lanceray Arthur Newnham 1946-04-1818 April 1946 British Middlesex Regiment Yes
Brigadier Arthur Frederick Crane Nicholls 1946-03-011 March 1946 British Special Operations Executive Yes
James William Nightall 1944-07-2525 July 1944 British London & North Eastern Railway Yes
Captain Peter Allen Norton 2006-03-2323 March 2006 British Royal Logistic Corps No
Lieutenant-Commander Patrick Albert O'Leary 1946-01-011946 Belgian Special Operations Executive No
Wallace Arnold Oaks 1965-10-1919 October 1965 British British Rail Yes
Leading Aircraftman Albert Matthew Osborne 1942-07-1010 July 1942 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Yes
Sergeant Graham Leslie Parish 1943-04-022 April 1943 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Yes
Lieutenant John MacMillan Stevenson Patton 1940-12-1717 December 1940 Canadian Royal Canadian Engineers No
Constable Michael Kenneth Pratt 1978-06-044 July 1978 Australian Victoria Police No
Squadron Leader Rev. Herbert Cecil Pugh 1947-04-011 April 1947 South African Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Yes
Flight Lieutenant John Alan Quinton 1951-10-2323 October 1951 British Royal Air Force Yes
Havildar Abdul Rahman 1946-09-1010 September 1946 Indian 9th Jat Regiment, Indian Army Yes
Bombardier Henry Herbert Reed 1941-09-2323 September 1941 British Royal Artillery Yes
Sergeant John Rennie 1944-05-2626 May 1944 Canadian Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada Yes
Superintendent Gerald Irving Richardson 1972-11-1414 November 1972 British Lancashire Constabulary Yes
Chief Petty Officer Jonathan Rogers 1965-03-1919 March 1965 Australian Royal Australian Navy Yes
Staff Sergeant Sidney George Rogerson 1946-10-1111 October 1946 British Royal Army Ordnance Corps No
Air Commodore Arthur Dwight Ross 1944-10-2727 October 1944 Canadian Royal Canadian Air Force No
Wing Commander John Samuel Rowlands 1943-08-1010 August 1943 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve No
Lance-Corporal David Russell 1948-12-2424 December 1948 New Zealand Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Yes
Lieutenant-Commander Richard John Hammersley Ryan 1940-12-2020 December 1940 British HMS President Yes
Odette Sansom 1946-08-2020 August 1946 British Special Operations Executive No
Staff Sergeant Olaf Schmid 2010-03-1919 March 2010 British Royal Logistics Corps Yes
Corporal James Patrick Scully 1941-07-088 July 1941 Irish Pioneer Corps No
Major Hugh Paul Seagrim 1946-09-1212 September 1946 British Special Operations Executive Yes
Private Joseph Henry Silk 1944-06-1313 June 1944 British Somerset Light Infantry Yes
Wing Commander Laurence Frank Sinclair 1941-01-2121 January 1941 British Royal Air Force No
Anthony Smith 1944-05-3030 May 1944 British Civil Defence Rescue Service No
Signalman Kenneth Smith 1945-10-1919 October 1945 British Royal Corps of Signals Yes
Seaman Bennett Southwell 1941-01-2323 January 1941 British HMS Vernon Yes
Brian Spillett 1965-06-2929 June 1965 British Yes
Leading Aircraftman Kenneth Gerald Spooner 1944-01-077 January 1944 Canadian Royal Canadian Air Force Yes
Constable Henry William Stevens 1958-10-2121 October 1958 British Metropolitan Police No
Chief Officer George Preston Stronach 1943-11-2323 November 1943 British Merchant Navy No
Major Stephen George Styles 1972-01-1111 January 1972 British Royal Army Ordnance Corps No
Subadar Subramanian 1944-06-3030 June 1944 Indian Queen Victoria's Own Madras Miners & Sappers Yes
Charles Howard, 20th Earl of Suffolk 1941-07-1818 July 1941 British Ministry of Supply Yes
Lieutenant Hugh Randall Syme 1943-08-033 August 1943 Australian Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Violette Szabo 1946-12-1717 December 1946 French Special Operations Executive Yes
George Anthony Morgan Taylor 1952-04-2222 April 1952 Australian Commonwealth Bureau of Mineral Resources No
Robert George Taylor 1950-08-011 August 1950 British Yes
Sub-Lieutenant William Horace Taylor 1941-01-1414 January 1941 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Captain Jenkin Robert Oswald Thompson 1945-02-022 February 1945 British Royal Army Medical Corps Yes
Able Seaman Stephen John Tuckwell 1941-01-1414 January 1941 British Royal Navy No
Norman Tunna 1941-01-2424 January 1941 British Great Western Railway No
Lieutenant Geoffrey Gledhill Turner 1941-06-2727 June 1941 British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve No
Constable Carl Walker 1972-11-1414 November 1972 British Lancashire Constabulary No
Lieutenant Terence Edward Waters 1954-04-1313 April 1954 British West Yorkshire Regiment Yes
Sergeant Michael Willetts 1971-05-2525 May 1971 British 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment Yes
Flight Sergeant Stanley James Woodbridge 1948-09-2828 September 1948 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Yes
Corporal Mark Wright 2006-12-1515 December 2006 British 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment Yes
Sapper George Cameron Wylie 1940-09-3030 September 1940 British Royal Engineers No
Wing Commander Forest Frederick Edward Yeo-Thomas 1946-02-1515 February 1946 British Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve No
Lieutenant St. John Graham Young 1945-07-2020 July 1945 British The Central India Horse Yes

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