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User:Necrothesp/List of recipients of the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

  •   Indicates that the award was a bar.
  •   Indicates that the award was made posthumously.
Name Rank/Title Service etc[1] Nationality Conflict/Incident Gazette[2]
Gwilliam, William G. Able Seaman Royal Navy (HMS Exeter) British World War II (Battle of the River Plate) 1940/02/23[3]
O'Brien, Patrick Stoker 1st Class Royal Navy (HMS Exeter) British World War II (Battle of the River Plate) 1940/02/23[3]
Russell, Wilfred A. Marine Royal Marines (HMS Exeter) British World War II (Battle of the River Plate) 1940/02/23[3]
Trimble, Samuel John Sergeant Royal Marines (HMS Achilles) British World War II (Battle of the River Plate) 1940/02/23[3]
Coughlan, John Desmond Corporal Royal Australian Air Force Australian Vietnam War 1968/05/23 (1968/12/10)[4]
Prescott, James Staff Sergeant Royal Engineers (49 EOD Squadron) British Falklands War (Battle of San Carlos) 1982/10/11[5]
Hammond, Philip John Chief Petty Officer (Diver) Royal Navy (Fleet Diving Units) British Gulf War 1991/06/29[6]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Members of special forces are usually gazetted under their former regiment, corps or service. In such instances, these are given in parentheses.
  2. ^ In format year/month/day. Note that some awards are backdated. This usually indicates that the recipient was in a sensitive post (e.g. special forces) at the time of the award and it was not officially announced until some time later. In such instances, the actual date of the award is given first and the gazette date is given in parentheses.
  3. ^ a b c d "No. 34796". The London Gazette (Supplement). 20 February 1940. p. 1058.
  4. ^ "No. 44732". The London Gazette (Supplement). 6 December 1968. p. 13230.
  5. ^ "No. 49134". The London Gazette (Supplement). 8 October 1982. p. 12849.
  6. ^ "No. 52588". The London Gazette (Supplement). 28 June 1991. p. 4.