St. George’s Day Award Recipients 2016

Published on 19/03/2016 by jion.

We’re delighted to announce that a number of individuals from our district are set to attend the Scout Association’s St George’s Day Celebrations at Windsor Castle next month. 


The Cornwall Scout Badge

“The Cornwell Scout Badge is awarded in respect of pre-eminently high character and devotion to duty, together with great courage and endurance.”

Mathew Robinson, Scout, 1st Winlaton Scout Group


The Medal for Meritorious Conduct

“The Medal of Meritorious Conduct is awarded for meritorious conduct of an exceptionally high standard.”

Phil Paisley, Cub Scout Leader, 1st Winlaton Scout Group


Bar to the Silver Acorn

“In recognition of further specially distinguished service. The Bar to the Silver Acorn can only be awarded after a Silver Acorn has been gained.”

David Mitchell, Assistant Group Scout Leader, 2nd Crawcrook Scout Group


Silver Acorn

“In recognition of specially distinguished service. The Silver Acorn was first introduced as a St George’s Day Award in 1933. It is not normally awarded until after at least the Award for Merit has been gained and is seldom awarded for less than 20 years’ service.”

Brian Stubbs, Group Scout Leader, 1st Chopwell Scout Group

Howard Gilfillan, Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts)

John Robert Carson (Kit) , Scout Leader, 1st Blaydon Scout Group