Officer honoured: Massacre prevented

Gillian Molyneux was presented with the George Medal by the Queen. Picture: PA
Gillian Molyneux was presented with the George Medal by the Queen. Picture: PA
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A widow shed tears as her late husband was awarded the George Medal by the Queen yesterday for preventing a massacre on a nuclear submarine.

Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux, 36, right, attempted to tackle Able Seaman Ryan Donovan as he ran amok on HMS Astute while it was docked in Southampton on 8 April last year.