Office of the Grandmaster

Grand-Master-OSC Michael-Thornley Haidong-gumboHis Excellency, The Honorable Colonel, Chevalier Michael Thornley KCO J.P.


Grand Master of the OSC –

Col. Chev. Michael Thornley KCO J.P.

The founder and Grand Master for life of the Humanitarian Order of the Southern Cross (OSC) is Col. Chev. Michael Thornley.
The term Grand Master is one carried forward from the origins of the OSC as a civil Chivalric Order. The Grand Master has been recognised by a number of Royal Houses and received other awards


– Knight Commander of the Royal Order of the Star of Oceania, Hawaii. Awarded by H.R.H. Prince Darrick of Hawaii. Head of the Royal Hawaiian families of Kalakaua & Kamehameha.

 – Croix d’Honneur Medal du Policier Europeen Echelon Or ( Gold Cross of Honour ) France
Association Européenne des membres de Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense (AECOPSD)

– Appointment as His Excellency, President of the Privy Council of the Royal House of Hawaii 2018

Honorable Kentucky Colonel as granted and commissioned by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear 2012 for services to Humanity

Honorary Doctorate of Humanities (Hon. D.Humanities) from the New Testament Bible Church Biblical Institute in Monroe, Louisiana, USA. The Institute is accredited by and with the World Council of Post-secondary and Religious Education in March 2015

Justice of the Peace, Qld, Australia 1988



Member of the ‘Royal Society of St.George’ (Californian Branch) RSSG Patron H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

Member of the ‘Imperial Society of St. George of Lalibela’, the Royal House of Selassie, Ethiopia as granted by H.R.H. Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie

Patron (International) of the Hafrikan Prince Art World, Ghana

– Member of the Canadian Health Sciences Institute (TCHSI)

Member Association Européenne des membres de Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense (AECOPSD)

– Tribal Member (adopted) of the Thunderbolt Chickamauga Indian Nation- State recognised tribe in Indiana U.S.A.

Clan ‘family’ Member (adopted) of the Dizayee clan of Kurdistan

Founder and Grand Master of the Humanitarian Order of the Southern Cross a Humanitarian & Conservation Organisation founded in June 2010.

Founder and CEO of the Michael Thornley Organisation 2014

Founder and President of the Thornley Wildlife Foundation 2016


Grand-Master-OSC Coat-of-arms Michael-Thornley


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