It provided convoy protection in the most dangerous midsection of the North Atlantic route. The former could be called up for hostilities, whereas the latter group could be mobilised at any time. A person's presence in the below list does not suggest their award was more notable than any other award; ranks and existing citations are as of the time of the awarding; and the list is incomplete.
Person may be listed for more than one entry. List ranked by 'order of wear'.