b. Scarborough, Western Australia.
DATE OF CV ACTION: 12/10/2002 Bali.
Richard Joyes was awarded the Cross of Valour for his efforts to rescue those in the Sari Club on 12 October 2002 during the Bali bombing. He, along with others, ran towards the bombsite and fought his way through intense flames to help rescue the wounded and carry them to safety.
He is the fifth recipient of the Cross of Valour since its inception as part of the Australian honours system in 1975.
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