Wife to accept submarine officer's reward

Gillian Molyneux, the wife of Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux pictured his funeral. Credit: PA

A Royal Navy officer who was killed on board a submarine in Southampton is to be awarded the second highest medal for bravery posthumously today.

Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux was shot while trying to disarm a fellow crew member on board HMS Astute in April last year. His wife Gillian will accept the George Medal on his behalf.

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Award for shot Navy officer

A Royal Navy officer who was killed on board a submarine in Southampton is to be awarded the second highest medal for bravery posthumously today.