ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS 1997

From 1918 the RHS Annual Reports contain a list of names only of those awarded the Bronze medal or Clasp. The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the appropriate 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

Black, C.

Beach Lifeguard

4.7.96

Hove East Sussex

83314*

Date, S.F.

Constable Avon & Somerset Constabulary

8.9.97

Clifton Suspension Bridge

83443*

Gjeldnes, R.

Explorer Norwegian

21.3.97

Arctic Ocean

83404*

Hayes, M.

Beach Lifeguard

4.7.96

Hove East Sussex

83314*

Hempleman-Adams, D.K.

Explorer

21.3.97

Arctic Ocean

83404*

Pickering, T.C.

Unemployed

30.6.95

Bilton Grange Hull

83348

Rolfe-Smith, A.J.

2nd Lieutenant 2nd Bn Royal Gurkha Rifles

18.9.96

Binturan Range Brunei

83293*

Smith, D.

Civil Servant

23.8.96

Ascension Island

83375

Standerwick, I.P.

Constable Avon & Somerset Constabulary

8.9.97

Clifton Suspension Bridge
Upgraded to Silver 6.10.98

83443*

Watt, N.I.

Aged 16 Volunteer Junior Lifeguard

14.9.97

North Sea off South Shields

83464

Whayman, T.G.

Aged 12 Schoolgirl

14.9.96

Salcombe Devon

83238

Yubahadur Gurung

Corporal 2nd Bn Royal Gurkha Rifles

18.9.96

Binturan Range Brunei

83293*

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