BCRC & SMWCRT Members were included in the New Year Honours List for the part they played in the major cave rescue in Thailand earlier this year. Below is the information provided by BCRC and also a link to the BBC News Website which provides greater detail of the awards. It is fantastic news that those involved in the incredibly complex rescue have been rewarded in this way. 


Good Evening All,
BCRC is both delighted and proud to spread the word that the following national awards and honours have been announced this evening for members of the BCRC team who were involved in the Tham Luang rescue in Thailand last summer.
George Medals (GM) - Rick Stanton and John Volanthen
Queen's Gallantry Medals (QGM) - Chris Jewell and Jason Mallinson
Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) - Josh Bratchley, Connor Roe, Vernon Unsworth
Congratulations to all the recipients.
Please forward this e-mail to everyone on your team. Thank you.
Happy New Year
Best wishes
Bill Whitehouse MBE
Vice chairman
British Cave Rescue Council
Reg. charity no. 1137252