(In the UK and Commonwealth countries) a decoration for bravery awarded especially to civilians, instituted in 1940 by King George VI and taking precedence over all other medals and decorations except the Victoria Cross.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- AB Colin Grazier, from Tamworth, died while recovering the vital codes from the sinking U - 559 in 1942, and was awarded a George Cross.
- Thieves made off with the haul, which included a George Cross, in a January raid at the Dedham home.
- Trooper Christopher Finney, of The Blues and Royals, is to be decorated with the George Cross.