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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 31 May 2019



                                                                                                                                                                Government House

                                                                                                                   CANBERRA  ACT  2600

                                                                                                                        31 May 2019


It is notified for general information that the Governor-General has approved the following awards:




Australian Army


Mr (then Corporal) Stephen Geoffrey BLOOMFIELD, QLD

For acts of gallantry in action as a Special Air Service Regiment medical assistant left alone for three days in enemy territory to tend to a severely wounded fellow soldier who had been gored by an elephant in Kalimantan during the Indonesian-Malaysian Confrontation in June 1965.






Royal Australian Air Force


Mr (then Warrant Officer ) Peter Ian JOHNSON, QLD

For outstanding achievement as a helicopter crewman at Number 5 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force.






By His Excellency’s Command


Paul Singer MVO
Official Secretary to the Governor-General