Salib George

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Pingat Salib George. Pada tengah pingat terpapar gambaran Santo George melawan seekor naga.

Pingat George (George Cross, GC) ialah anugerah kurniaan kedua tertinggi dalam sistem penganugerahan United Kingdom atas "perbuatan kewiraan tertinggi atau keberanian terhebat ketika menghadapi ancaman bahaya melampau" (for acts of the greatest heroism or for most conspicuous courage in circumstance of extreme danger),[1] kepada sesiapa erwarganegara United Kingdom baik dalam kalangan askar mahupun orang awam seperti polis, anggota kecemasan seperti bomba.[2]

Penaugerahaan kurniaan ini diberikan secara terus oleh raja atau ratu United Kingdom di Istana Buckingham.[3]

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  1. ^ Clause five of the George Cross gazette
  2. ^ The phrase "in the presence of the enemy" was inserted into the Victoria Cross Warrant in 1881 and continues in the present warrant but is often quoted as "in the face of the enemy".
  3. ^ Mussell, J.W. (Editor), (2018), Medal Yearbook 2019, (Token Publishing Ltd: Devon)

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