|List of Fleet
Air Arm Honours and Awards 1939-1945
TERMSThe medal was awarded only for acts of great bravery and was intended primarily for civilians. Awards to the military were confined to actions for which purely military honours were not normally granted.
BARSThe silver, slip-on bar is laurelled and is awarded for a further act of bravery.
RIBBONThe red ribbon is 1.25 inches wide, with five equally spaced thin blue stripes.
NAMINGNames are engraved in Roman capital letters (usually with serifs). Servicemen normally have their first name and surname in full (plus rank and regiment or corps), while civilians have only the surname and initials.
DATESThe George Medal was established on 24 September 1940.
For information on Fleet Air Arm campaign medal rolls and individual awards contact the relevant Armed Services Medal Offices.
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