Awarding him a posthumous Cross of Valour
would set a dangerous precedent.
This selfless act has been unrewarded long enough and demands only a Cross of Valour
When I pulled out the Cross of Valour
- the highest medal available to the Polish rank and file - it glinted in the sunlight.
Although Garrett displayed an incredible sense of duty in pursuing his assailant and wounding him, his actions do not meet the criteria required of the Cross of Valour
, which is to be presented only "for acts of most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme peril.
A single Korean Gold Cross of Valour
was awarded to each UN participating nation (if anyone knows who received Canada's, please let me know).