John Cross

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Most Noble Order of the Gadus
NOBILISSIMVS ORDINIS CADVS (la)
Arms of the Most Noble Order of the Gadus.svg
Arms of the Order of the Gadus: A St. George's cross gules; circumscribed with the belt.
Awarded by the
Royal coat of arms of Baustralia.svg
Sovereign of Baustralia
TypeDynastic
Established20 June 2017
Country Baustralia
MottoLatin: A BENE PLACITO (From one well pleased)
CriteriaAt the Monarch's pleasure
StatusCurrently constituted
FounderKing John I
SovereignKing John I
ChancellorSir John Timpson KG
Classes
  • Knight/Lady
  • Royal Knight/Lady
  • Stranger Knight/Lady
Post-nominals
  • KG/LG
  • SKG/SLG
Statistics
First induction20 June 2017
Last induction9 April 2018
Total inductees
Tally: 18
Precedence
Next (higher)Highest
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.

Insignia

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

List of current members of the Order
Member number Rank Name Year of appointment Present age
Admiral of the Fleet Tudor Crown (heraldry).svg The King Sovereign of since 2018 18

Notes

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