INDENTG.M.London Gazette, 17.2.1942. Lieutenant, Corps of Royal Engineers (Morden Park, Surrey)
T.D.London Gazette 22.9.1950. Captain (Hon.Major) T.J.Deane G.M.
Major Thomas James Deane was awarded the George Medal for Bomb and Mine Disposal Work while serving with 22 Bomb Disposal Company, Royal Engineers, at the following locations; Romford, Essex, August 1940- personally supervised the digging out and rolling over of two parachute mines; Great Baddow, Essex, January, 1941- showed great courage by remaining down a shaft with two 1000 kg. bombs until their steralisation was complete, although a small explosion had ocurred and the cause undetermined; Railway Gas Works and Petrol Depot, Saxmundham, Essex, 15 May 1941- successfully defused four 250 kg. bombs each containing 25 fuses; and Hollesley, Suffolk, August 1941- broke the suction of, lifted, and rolled over a parachute mine buried 17 feet, prior to defusing- the weapon was fitted with a new type of clock. In a twelve month period 1940-41, Deane had successfully dealt with over 200 bombs of all types and assisted the Navy with 35 parachute mines knowing them to be of a very sensitive nature (Recommendations refer)