Queen honours Aussie nurse for bravery after she died in terror attack

Oswestry hero receives Queen's Gallantry Award for beach rescue

Eight people, including Ms Boden, were killed when terrorists attacked members of the public on London Bridge and at Borough Market.

Heroes of the London Bridge terror attack, including two who died trying to save others, have been recognised by the Queen for their bravery.

Campaigning has drawn to a close for the election of the next leader of conservative Partido Popular.Pablo Casado and Soraya ...

Three police officers also received awards for their bravery in tackling the terrorists.

Ellen Gauntlett and Justin Jones may have saved Pc Guenigault's life, the awarding committee said.

Others recognised in the 20-strong list include Hassan Zubier, who said he was "extremely honoured" to be awarded the George Medal after being injured while trying to help victims during a deadly knife attack in Finland a year ago.

Off-duty Pc Charlie Guenigault, who came to Pc Marques' aid, was also awarded a George Medal, while Pc Leon McLeod, who was Pc Marques' partner on the night, was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.

The 28-year-old was fatally stabbed when she ran to assist victims who had been targeted by three terrorists in a white van.

Romanian Florin Morariu, who threw crates at the attackers then helped people hide in his bakery, has also been recognised with the same award.

The awarding committee said: "Using his skateboard as a weapon, he was well aware that it was no match for the weapons that were being used by the assailants".

Four border force officers are recognised with a Queen's Commendation for Bravery for rescuing people after two different ships capsized.

Thomas Jackson, who died trying to save fellow Briton Mia Ayliffe-Chung during a frenzied knife attack at a backpacker hostel in Australia nearly two years ago, is posthumously awarded a Queen's Gallantry Medal.

Daniel Richards, who comforted Ms Ayliffe-Chung as she died, is awarded the same medal. His family said that while the award was "a bittersweet moment", the 30-year-old "will always be our hero". "Neither man knew the two girls yet were willing to risk their own lives to ensure the safety of two strangers".

Reacting to news of the medal, Mr Adams said: "I am humbled and honoured to receive the Queen's Gallantry Medal".

Mr Moore, who used his body to shield the others when the auto exploded and suffered burns, received a Queen's gallantry medal while his partner Ms Cosgrove was commended for her bravery.

Related News:



Most liked

Two Love Island stars quit show in shocking twist
Jack had only just called time on his romance with Laura Anderson, with whom he had been coupled-up with for a few weeks. One said they thought newcomer Alexandra Cane "could be one of them", because she might have been "hurt" by Alex George.

Putin Offers First Comments On Helsinki Summit Since Returning To Russia
A senior White House official said Bolton extended the official invitation to Putin on Thursday via his Russian counterpart. But I think we also get hacked by other countries and other people.

Oz June Job Growth Booms
Teenagers also got an employment boost this year after 58,000 jobs were added for those born between 2003 and 1999. June saw the nation's unemployment rate continued to remain stable on a seasonally adjusted basis at 5.4%.

DC Universe's Titans Promises a Much Darker Version of Robin
Today DC announced that an annual DC Universe subscriptions will cost $74.99 while monthly memberships will be $7.99. Comics can be read on smartphones, tablets, or TV screens, and will be available to download for offline reading.

Ellie and Charlie dumped from Love Island
Flack tells them that, before they make their decision, two new boys and two new girls are about to join the show. Caroline Flack explained to Georgia and Sam yesterday that they could only remain in the villa if they split up.

14 hurt in knife attack on German commuter bus
The driver stopped the bus and was then struck by the suspect. "The exact number of injured is still unclear". Schleswig-Holstein police said no-one was killed in the attack and confirmed the suspect was in custody.

Vivo nex smartphone review 5266124
As we mentioned, Vivo has launched a single variant of the Nex smartphone in India that sports 128GB of inbuilt storage. It has a slightly thick bezel at the bottom, but everything else on the front panel is a fully functional display .

Donald Trump claims he warned Vladimir Putin against election meddling
If that meeting takes place in Washington, I think it is all to the good. "Those conversations are incredibly important". And Coats was blindsided by the White House announcement Thursday that Putin had been invited to Washington this fall.

Tiger Woods Just Finished His First Round At The Open
As for the Irish, Paul Dunne's magical short game helped him par the last three holes and post a level-par 71. Just not good enough. "So it certainly could have been a little bit better".

Israel Launches ‘Wide-Scale Attack’ Against Hamas Targets in Gaza
A relative of a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli troops east of Khan Younis reacts in the central Gaza Strip Friday. The violence came during another Friday of protests by Palestinians at the border between Israel and the Gaza strip.

Sixers, Kyle Korver, Jerryd Bayless
As for Jerryd Bayless, he stands to earn $8.57 million in 2018-19 before hitting the free agent market next summer. Korver is older than Bayless at 37, but his legendary touch from the outside has yet to fade.

New ‘Dragon Ball Super’ Movie Trailer Pits Everyone Against Broly
Now, Toei Animation and Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama have made a decision to bring Broly into the series' main universe. The trailer dubs him as an "Unknown Saiyan", and Goku, Vegeta, and even Frieza battle Broly in the trailer.

Kevin Kisner shoots 66 to take first-round lead at British Open
Woods said that the neck issue was not a big deal, that "as I got warmed up I felt all right". He tied for 10th place in the Masters and was fifth in the U.S.

Perpetrators of Skripal attacks identified - British media
But Security Minister Ben Wallace wrote on Twitter: "I think this story belongs in the "ill-informed and wild speculation folder". A high police presence remains in Amesbury and Salisbury as searches of properties and a clean-up of public places continues.

The Open 2018 first round live scores, leaderboard and Tiger Woods latest
But he had another poor finish, closing bogey-double bogey for a 72 and is at 6-over 148 for 36 holes. The 14-time major champion's birdie putt from 8 feet at the 18th rolled just past the right edge.