CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD
St. James’s Palace, London S.W.1 23rd January 1998 The Q ueen has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards:
24305130 Warrant Officer Class 2 Aminul Islam, QGM, The Royal Logistic Corps. For his conspicuous gallantry in disarming two improvised explosive devices that had been placed alongside the M6 motorway at Walsall by terrorists on 3rd April 1997. At great risk to his own life he acted to prevent loss of life and disruption to the transport system.
Queen’s Gallantry Medal
Petty Officer Aircrewman Philip James W arrington, D159201U. For his gallantry in an air/sea rescue operation off the Cornish coast on 6th February 1996 in which, as a helicopter winchman, he repeatedly braved storm conditions to save the lives of two crew members of a stricken Belgian trawler.
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
Whitehall, London S.W.1 23rd January 1998 The Q ueen has been graciously pleased to approve the following award:
Air Force Cross
24591117 Sergeant Martin John B roomhead, Army Air Corps. For his gallantry in carrying out an emergency landing in a Lynx helicopter in Staffordshire on 7th September 1996 when his outstanding flying skills prevented loss of life and aircraft.
The Q ueen has been graciously pleased to give orders for the publication of the name of the following as having been Commended for Bravery:
Queen’s Commendation for Bravery
25027867 Air Trooper Ronald William Cowlishaw M c C olgan, Army Air Corps. For his gallantry rescuing passengers following an emergency landing of a Lynx helicopter in Staffordshire on 7th September 1996.