George Medal Recipients

The following data is compiled from various sources, most notably the LONDON GAZETTE and the book "Dragon's Can Be Defeated"

 by Major (Ret'd) D.V. Henderson. G.M. (ISBN 0 907605 14 1)

NAME, OCCUPATION, EMPLOYER, DATE  
AWARDED FOR, LOCATION
 
ADDY, Lister. Deputy, NATIONAL COAL BOARD - Fryston Colliery, 3rd May 1952
Saving life in a colliery, Townsville, Yorkshire.
 
ANSTEY, Arthur Bernard. Foreman, Mount Morgan Mine, 11th August 1949
Saving life after a mine explosion, Mount Morgan Mine, nr. Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.
 
APPLEBY, James Dickinson. Miner, ???, 10th June 1960
Attempting to save life in a house fire, Alnwick, Northumberland
 
CHRYSTYN, Waclow. Collier, NCB Water Haigh Colliery, 3rd February 1956
Saving life in a colliery, Water Haigh Colliery, Rothwell, Nr. Leeds, Yorkshire.
 
COLLINS, Frederick. Foreman, Mount Morgan Mine, 5th April 1968
Saving life in (ore) mine, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia.
 
GILLAN, James. Manager, NCS Hartley Bank Colliery, 31st October 1959
Saving life in a colliery, Wheatley Line Seam, Horbury, Wakefield, Yorkshire.
 
HOUSTON, Andrew. Oversman, Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery, 7th-9th September 1950
Saving life in a colliery, Connel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
 
HUNTER, David. Deputy, NCB Michael Mine, 9th September 1967
Saving life in a colliery, Michael Mine, Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife.
 
KANDA, Msiko. Mine Boss Boy, Mindola Mine, 16th May 1950
Saving life in mineblast, Mindola Mine, Kitwe, Northern Rhodesia.
 
MASON, Granville. Face Worker, Cortonwood Colliery, 19th June 1961
Saving life in a colliery, Wombwell, Yorkshire.
 
PARK, David Walker. Deputy Labour Director, National Coal Board, 7th-9th September 1950
Saving life in a colliery, Connel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
 
PARR, William Seth. Member, Lyme Colliery Permanent Rescue Party, 15th September 1949
Saving life after an explosion in a colliery, Boothstown, Nr. Wormley, Lancashire.
 
PRIESSLER, George Juergen. Miner, Howe Sound Company, 31st October 1960
Saving life in mine blast, Newton, British Columbia, Canada.
 
RUSSELL, Thomas. Fitter (Engineer), NCB Blantyreferme Colliery, 19th June 1950
Saving life in a colliery fire, Blantyreferme Colliery, Lanarkshire.
 
VAUGHN, Arthur. Cutterman, NCB Swadlincote Colliery, 17th February 1953
Saving life in a colliery, Swadlincote Colliery, Derbyshire.
 
VAUGHN, Frank. Assistant Cutterman, NCB Swadlincote Colliery, 17th February 1953
Saving life in a colliery, Swadlincote Colliery, Derbyshire.