Queen's Gallantry Medal

Queen's Gallantry Medal

The Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM) is the third level civil decoration of the United Kingdom and Commowealth.

It was instituted on June 20th 1974 to replace the British Empire Medal and other awards within the Order of the British Empire such as the MBE and OBE with oak leaves.

The medal is awarded for exemplary acts of bravery and is primarily a civilian medal, although military personnel can receive it for acts not in the face of the enemy.


Personnel who have been awarded this decoration


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