Cross of Valour


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Cross of Valour

n
(Military) the highest Canadian award for bravery. Abbreviation: CV
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Aged just 16, he started his military career as an artillery gunner and was decorated with the prestigious Cross of Valour.
(8) The Victoria Cross, Cross of Valour, United Nations HQ Medal, Polar Medal.
Mr Kaczan won a host of medals from both the Polish and British authorities, including the Cross of Valour with two bars - which is one the highest military awards in Poland.
She said: "I've written to the Bravery Decorations Council to nominate Mr Jackson." The council's highest honour is the Cross of Valour, given for "the most conspicuous courage in extreme peril."
They consist of the Cross of Valour, the Star of Courage and the Medal of Bravery.