The Bronze Lion was only introduced in 1944, although it is descended from another award that dates back to 1877. It is the equivelent of the Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Conduct Medal.

 

CB = Companion of the Bath

DFC = Distinguished Flying Cross

DFM = Distinguished Flying Medal

DSO = Distinguished Service Order

KBE = Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

MBE = Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

MC = Military Cross

MM = Military Medal

POW = Prisoner of War

RAMC = Royal Army Medical Corps

RCAF = Royal Canadian Air Force

RMO = Regimental Medical Officer

 

1st Airborne Division

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

Capt David Allsop

Reconnaissance Squadron

-

RSM Michael Briody

Glider Pilot Regiment

MBE

Sgt Francis Edward Brown

10th Battalion

-

Maj Robert Buchanan

7th KOSB

POW

Sgt Henry Callaghan

3rd Battalion

-

Lt Brian Dean Carr

10th Battalion

-

Maj Robert Croot

Glider Pilot Regiment

-

Sgt Emyr Glyn Edwards

1st Battalion

-

Lt Jack Hellingoe

1st Battalion

-

Lt Mike Holman

1st Border

Evacuated

Cpl. A. H. T. Italiaander

No.10 Commando

-

Sgt Thomas Henry Jones

1st Battalion

-

Pte William James Kerr

11th Battalion

-

Cpl Alexander Lancaster

9th Field Company

POW

Capt James Logan DSO

2nd Battalion

POW

L/Sgt Donald Craig McRae

4th Para Brigade HQ

-

Maj Dennis Munford

Light Regiment

POW

Lt-Col Eddie Myers

HQ Royal Engineers

Evacuated

L/Cpl Geoffrey Charles Stanners

16 Para Field Ambulance

Wounded, POW

Maj Ronnie Stark MC

1st Battalion

POW

Lt-Col "Sheriff" Thompson MBE

Light Regiment

POW

Maj-Gen Roy Urquhart DSO

Divisional HQ

Evacuated, CB

Lt Alexis Peter Vedeniapine MM

3rd Battalion

-

Capt David Wright MC

HQ, 1st Parachute Brigade

POW

 

1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Group

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

Major-General Stanislaw Sosabowski

Brigade HQ

Awarded posthumously, 2006

 

Royal Air Force

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

Wing Cdr R. J. M. Bangay DFC

570 Squdadron 

-

AVM L. N. Hollinghurst KBE CB DFC

No.38 Group

-

F/Lt D. F. Liddle

570 Squdadron 

-

Sqdn Ldr D. C. Pascall

575 Squdadron 

-

F/O F. T. Powell

196 Squdadron 

-

Wing Cdr J. A. Sproule DFC

437 Squdadron 

RCAF

F/Lt J. S. Sutton DFM

299 Squdadron

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