MEDAL-LOCATOR.com

Helping collectors to source and locate medals from around the world

info@medal-locator.com  |  Tel: 020 8529 1047

Copyright © Medal Locator 2019

Privacy Statement.

Terms & Conditions

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via e-mail Print
Home Campaign Medals Lost & Stolen

Date Instituted

1940

Eligibility

Commonwealth citizens

Obverse

A plain cross with a circular centre with St George and the Dragon surrounded by the words FOR GALLANTRY. The four angles of the cross is the Royal cypher GVI.

Reverse

Plain, centre bears the recipient and date of award.

Size

48mm high, 45mm width.

Metal:

Silver

Naming


Approx. Medals issued

406

Comments

The highest gallantry award for civilians as well as members of the armed forces. Awarded for acts of the greatest heroism or of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger.

GEORGE CROSS