"I know that I speak on behalf of all of my officers and staff when I say how immensely proud we all are that Pc Palmer is to receive posthumously the George Medal for bravery.
"It is an honour that could not be more deserved and I know it will mean a great deal to all those who knew and loved him." On the day of the March 22 attack, PC Palmer, 48, came face to face with Masood, who was armed with two large knives, moments after the terrorist, 52, drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge.
He told the BBC: "I am a little embarrassed but deep within me, I'm very pleased to have it." Joking about being called Lancelot, he added: "Sir Billy doesn't quite have the same ring." BIG YIN: Billy Connelly.
George "Johnny" Johnson, 95, was part of Royal Air Force 617 Squadron, which conducted a night of raids on German dams in 1943 in an effort to disable Hitler's industrial heartland.
MBE: Last surviving Dambuster George "Johnny" Johnson. Programme Co-ordinator, Household of Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady OGILVY.
I have to say I feel honoured that they took that trouble." But he said he did not believe the honour was just for his wartime service, but also for the work he did as a teacher and later with mentally ill people, plus his charity work.
Their recognition came as comedian Billy Connolly was given a knighthood and actress Julie Walters was made a dame in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
The late politician's senior caseworker, Sandra Major, who witnessed the killing, receives an MBE for parliamentary services and service to the community in Batley and Spen. Senior Curator of Decorative Arts, Royal Collection Trust.
Also honoured are two men who helped the wounded during the 2015 terror attack in Sousse, Tunisia.
The 78-year-old was stabbed and seriously injured when he tried to stop neo-Nazi Thomas Mair attacking Labour MP Jo Cox in his home village of Birstall, West Yorkshire, one year ago. Picture: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire Mr Kenny was included along with the two West Yorkshire Police officers who arrested Mair.
PC Craig Nicholls and PC Jonathan Wright both receive the Queen's Gallantry Medal.
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Great Britain Boxing performance coach Tony Davis was among the first on the scene and battled to keep PC Palmer alive. ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL Bar to RVM Keith Johnson, RVM.