Historylinks Archive

Investiture of the Queen’s Gallantry medal to WM Chris Murray

Date Added: 07 February 2023 Year: 2004 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2023_001_20 | Picture No: 15226

A clip from the Path of Honour DVD (see picture #15901) of the investiture at Buckingham Palace on 18/02/2004 of the Queen’s Gallantry Medal to winchman Chris Murray and the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air to the helicopter crew Captain Niell Stephenson, Captain Clark Broad and Winch Operator Smiler Grinney for the rescue of 9 crew from the German fishing vessel FV HANSA. British Ceremonial Arts (BCA), who produce the video, are joint copyright holders with The Crown, and Buckingham Palace only allow the complete video to be made available to recipients for their personal use. Additionally BCA are allowed to license the investiture ceremony material only, without Royal voiceovers, to broadcasters and for commercial use. Following email exchange, BCA kindly granted permission, with waiver of the licence fee, to enable Historylinks Museum to provide a direct link to the clip of the investiture ceremony. This acquisition includes a black Charles Green folder containing a series of 8 BCA colour photographs of the investiture and these may be viewed using the pdf link below.

Dimensions: digital recording and photographs Width 212mm - Height 156mm

Download PDF (5.7MB)

Groups: Chris Murray


Form Goes Here