ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS FOR 1849

Prior to 1864 the RHS Annual Reports do not contain a list of those awarded the Bronze medal or Clasp. The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the appropriate manuscript Case Book by Peter Helmore.

(* after Case No indicates more than one Bronze medal for incident.)

Name

Rank or Occupation
(where stated)

Date of Incident

Location

RHS Case number

Abrahams, H.

Boatman Coastguard

26.6.49

Belmullet Ireland

14770

Barrett, M.

Boatman Coastguard

28.2.49

Littlehampton

14716*

Colyer, J.

Boatswain HMS Dragon

2 & 22.5.49

Kingstown Harbour

14778

Cray, J.

Private Royal Sappers & Miners

26.4.49

River Medway St Mary’s Creek

14736*

Harrison, W.

Steward Ship Robert

20.7.49

London Docks

14786

Hopper, H.

Shipwright

29.10.49

Limehouse

14835

Jones, D.

Private Royal Sappers & Miners

26.4.49

River Medway St Mary’s Creek

14736*

Kelly, J.

Private 3rd Bn 60th Rifles

30.5.49

River Liffey Dublin

14779

Kelsey, J.

Pierman Adelphi

8.11.49

River Thames

14839

Knight, H.R.

Boatman Coastguard

9.11.49

Donaghaden Ireland

14842

Kyle, J.

Sergeant Major 41st Regiment

7.6.49

Kinsale

14754

McKinnon, R.

Boatswain HMS Cornwall

28.10.49

River Medway Sheerness

14834

Morrison, R.

Apprentice Ship Madawaska

2.3.49

East India Docks

14719

Rickard, C.

Boatman Coastguard

28.2.49

Littlehampton

14716*

Ross, A.D.

Deputy Dock Master

29.12.48

Regents Canal Dock

14703

Russell, T.

A.B. HMS Columbine

5.10.48

Amoy China

14738

Thomas, W.

Private Royal Sappers & Miners

26.4.49

River Medway St Mary’s Creek

14736*

Weddell, J.

Gunner HMS Geyser

23.5.49

Simons Bay

14777

Westlake, W.

Seaman HMS Nimrod

3.5.49

Mauritius

14807

Whitty, T.

Tide Surveyor

9.10.48

Spithead

14712

Young, J.

Sergeant 71st Regiment

9.5.49

Naas Canal Ireland

14740

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