Victorian Scout Gallantry Awards

Since the inception of Scouting in Victoria in 1908, youth and adult members have undertaken courageous acts of gallantry and heroism to assist others in dire circumstances.
Sometimes, they lost their own lives in the attempt of rescue.


     Thomas Hurford            Meritorious        Silver Cross    Stephen Castle 1994
     1921 Cornwell Scout      Conduct                                         Gilt Cross

Scouts Australia adopted the British awards for Gallantry and Meritorious Conduct with several awards based on the level of courage and personal risk. These are awarded on the recommendation by the Chief Scout of Australia.

We provide this register of the names and groups of Victorian Scouts who have been honoured with these awards.

Awards by Name

Awards by Group

Current at 22 February 2024

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