Instituted in 1939 by King George VI as the King's Commendation for Brave Conduct, it acknowledged brave acts by civilians and members of the military in non-warlike circumstances during a time of war or in peacetime where the action would not otherwise be recognised by an existing award. In 1954 the award became the Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct.

The following members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service have received Commendation for Brave Conduct.

Commendation for Brave Conduct

Instituted in 1939 by King George VI as the King's Commendation for Brave Conduct, it acknowledged brave acts by civilians and members of the military in non-warlike circumstances during a time of war or in peacetime where the action would not otherwise be recognised by an existing award. In 1954 the award became the Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct.

The following members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service have received Commendation for Brave Conduct.

 

King’s Commendation for Brave Conduct List


1942 - Second Engineer Officer Harry BRAIN, R.F.A.
1942 - Captain Philip Samuel GUY, R.F.A.
1943 - Captain John McFADYEN, R.F.A.
1943 - Fireman William Walton ARMSTRONG, R.F.A. (Posthumously)
1951 - Donkeyman Harold PRIOR, R.F.A.

 

Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct List


1979 - Chief Officer Martin Mercell WILKINS, R.F.A.
1982 - Second Officer Ian POVEY, R.F.A.
1982 - Third Engineer Officer Roger Kenneth STEVENS, R.F.A.
1982 - Seaman Grade 1A Reginald Frederick WILLIAMS, R.F.A.
1982 - Seaman Grade 1B Barry Edward KNOWLAND, R.F.A.
1982 - Seaman Grade 1B Wesley SMITH, R.F.A.
1993 - Chief Officer Dennis Paul KEHOE, R.F.A.

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