Awards for Gallantry (Precedence).

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force. – in the House of Commons on 20th May 1942.

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Photo of Mr Charles Ammon Mr Charles Ammon , Camberwell North

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether the George Medal is worn after the Distinguished Flying Cross, but before the Distinguished Flying Medal; and if a similar order of precedence obtains with respect to the Air Force Cross?

Photo of Sir Archibald Sinclair Sir Archibald Sinclair , Caithness and Sutherland

The George Medal is worn after the other awards mentioned in the hon. Member's Question.

Photo of Mr Charles Ammon Mr Charles Ammon , Camberwell North

Then there can be no substantiation of the claim that they are of equal merit?

Photo of Sir Archibald Sinclair Sir Archibald Sinclair , Caithness and Sutherland

They are certainly of equal merit.

Photo of Mr Charles Ammon Mr Charles Ammon , Camberwell North

How can they be when they are worn differently?