CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD

 

28/11/1947

 

The KING has been graciously pleased; on the advice of His Majesty's Australian Ministers, 'to approve the Posthumous award of the. GEORGE CROSS, in recognition of gallant and distinguished services whilst a prisoner-of-war in Japanese hands:-

 

 

 

VX.24597

 

Captain

MATTHEWS Lionel Colin

M.C.

 

Australian Military Forces

 

 

 

George Cross

 

Whilst Japanese Prisoner of War

 

 

Reference

The London Gazette - 38134

 

 

 

 

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