Issued For: This awards is the second highest award for valor issued in the RMN and is also the second highest nonmilitary
award. To qualify for this award, the recipient must provide life saving services, even if the life is not saved.
Rescuing a kitten from a tree would not qualify. Saving a kitten from drowning in a river would. For this award to be
granted, attestation from at least one witness is required. The recipient is entitled to the post nominal letters of ‘QCB’.
Because of the nature of their professions, the award for those personnel in real world aid giving positions will be
addressed on a case by case basis by the Admiralty.
Issued by: First Lord of the Admiralty
Order of Precedence: 2
Frequency: As Needed