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George Cross Living Recipients

ARCHER, Stuart, GC, OBE, ERD & 2 Bars

Acting Lieutenant (later Colonel), Corps of Royal Engineers, Bomb disposal. Born 1915, LG 1941

AWANG anak RAWANG, GC

Iban Tracker, Johore, Federation of Malaya, Guarding wounded soldiers. Born 1925, LG 1951

BAMFORD, John, GC

Mr, Colliery Worker, Fire rescue. Born 1937, LG 1952

BEATON, James, GC, CVO

Inspector (later Chief Superintendent), Metropolitan Police (Royal Bodyguard) Foiled kidnap attempt. Born 1943,

LG 1974

BUTSON, Arthur(Dick), GC (AM), OMM, CD, CStJ

Doctor (later Colonel), Falkland Islands Dependency Survey, Glacial crevasse rescue. Born 1922, LG 1948

FINNEY, Christopher, GC

Trooper, Blues & Royals, Household Cavalry, Rescuing fellow soldiers. Born 1984, LG 2003

FLINTOFF, Henry, GC (EM)

Mr, 13 year-old schoolboy, Stopped runaway bull. Born 1930, LG 1944

GLEDHILL, Anthony, GC

Constable (later Detective Sergeant), Metropolitan Police Force, Arresting armed suspect. Born 1938, LG 1967

GREGSON, John, GC (AM)

Apprentice, Merchant Navy, Shipboard rescue. Born 1924, LG 1943

JOHNSON, Barry, GC

Warrant Officer Class 1, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Bomb disposal. Born 1952, LG 1990

KINNE, Derek, GC

Fusilier, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, Fortitude as PoW. Born 1930, LG 1954

LOWE, Alfred Raymond, GC (AM)

Boy 1st Class (later Petty Officer), Royal Navy, Sea rescue. Born 1931, LG 1949

Peter NORTON 2006 - more later

PRATT, Michael, GC

Constable, Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia. Arresting armed criminals. Born 1954, LG 1978

STEVENS, Henry, GC

Constable (later Chief Inspector), Metropolitan Police, Captured armed criminal. Born 1928, LG 1958

VAUGHAN, Margaret, GC (AM) (now Mrs PURVES)

Miss, 14 year-old Schoolgirl, Tidal rescue. Born 1934, LG 1949

WALKER, Carl, GC

Constable (later Inspector), Lancashire Constabulary, Foiled armed robbery. Born 1934, LG 1972

WALKER, Charles, GC (AM)

Petty Officer Cook, Royal Navy, Malta convoy rescue. Born 1914, LG 1942

WALTON, Kevin, GC (AM), DSC

Temporary Lieutenant, Royal Navy, Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, Ice crevasse rescue. Born 1918, LG 1948

WOODING, Ernest, GC (AM)

Warrant Electrician, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve, Rescued people from boat. Born 1918, LG 1945