Byline: John Ferguson A SCOTS dad-of-three hailed a hero for tackling a gunman on a nuclear submarine is to receive the George Medal.
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Although the award of the George Medal to Mr Lewis and Mr Mallia was announced in December 1940, it was nearly three years later that the medal was actually presented to the Pembrokeshire man, by a Royal Navy Admiral.
THE George Medal was created by King George VI during The Blitz in September 1940.
Before the main ceremony, Captain Daniel Shepherd, 28, of the Royal Logistic Corps, was posthumously awarded the George Medal for defusing 13 Taliban bombs by hand in 36 hours without a protective suit, disposal robot or electronic equipment.
Rifleman Paul Jacobs, 21, of 2nd Battalion The Rifles, will receive the George Medal for his "sheer personal courage and startling determination" after he was seriously wounded in Afghanistan last year.
Rifleman Paul Jacobs, pictured, 21, of 2nd Battalion The Rifles, will receive the George Medal for his "sheer personal courage and startling determination" after he was seriously wounded in Afghanistan last year.
The Queen's Gallantry Medal was instituted in 1974 to recognise acts of gallantry of a slightly lower degree than that required for the George Cross and George Medal.
After the war, his family were presented with the George medal on his behalf to recognise his courageous feat, although the full details were never revealed due to the Official Secrets Act.