|Most Noble Order of the Gadus|
NOBILISSIMVS ORDINIS CADVS (la)
Arms of the Order of the Gadus: A St. George's cross gules; circumscribed with the belt.
|Awarded by the|
Sovereign of Baustralia
|Established||20 June 2017|
|Motto||Latin: A BENE PLACITO (From one well pleased)|
|Criteria||At the Monarch's pleasure|
|Founder||King John I|
|Sovereign||King John I|
|Chancellor||Sir John Timpson KG|
|First induction||20 June 2017|
|Last induction||9 April 2018|
|Total inductees||Tally: 18|
|Next (lower)||Order of the Baustralian Empire|
Riband of a Knight/Lady of the Gadus
The John Cross is the highest and most prestigious award of the Baustralian honours system. It is awarded for gallantry "in the presence of the enemy" to members of the Baustralian Armed Forces. It may be awarded posthumously.
The member, upon appointing, may wear a four-inch (10.16 cm)-wide sash worn over their left shoulder to their right hip. The arms of the Order may be worn on this sash on the left breast, unless in military uniform with medals. Also, a breast star may be worn with the sash.
List of members
|Member number||Rank||Name||Year of appointment||Present age|
|Admiral of the Fleet||The King||Sovereign of since 2018||18|