ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1940

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 manuscript Case Book and the input processed 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, T.W.

Chief Officer Hastings Fire Brigade

10.3.40

Hastings

55821

Adams, G.W.

Enfield Fire Brigade

17.3.40

Enfield

55793

Allison, D.G.

Fl. Lt. RAF

24.6.40

River Humber

55985

Atkinson, A.

Blast Furnace Foreman

19.1.40

Saltburn

55699

Atterbury, T.B.

Fus. 13th R.Fusiliers

23.12.39

Woolwich Arsenal

55645

Barnett, W.I.G.

R.Signals

30.1.40

Orkney

55778*

Bichan, A.

Farmer

30.1.40

Orkney

55778*

Bishop, C.A.

A/Ldg. Smn. HMS Barham

12.12.39

At Sea

55856*

Blackmore, J.E.

Apprentice

9.6.40

Nr. Bombay

56074

Bray, R.W.D.

Midshipman HMS Barham

12.12.39

At Sea

55856*

Burkitt, E.F.

Paymaster RN HMS Cossack

16.2.40

Norway

55975*

Burns, T.

A.B. HMS Mallard

8.2.40

Off Cork Light

55757

Cairns, H.A.U.

Carpenter

18.1.40

Hereford

55719*

Cartwright, J.A.

Aged 13

30.12.39

Calverley

55670*

Coleman, G.

Rfn. Field Security Police

4.2.40

A Dock in France

55740*

Collins, F.W.

Labourer

18.1.40

Hereford

55719*

Creser, R.

2nd Officer SS Harlingen

25.11.39

Atlantic

55838

Cromarty, J.

Farmer

30.1.40

Orkney

55778*

Curtis, H.R.C.

Stoker HMS North. Reward

28.1.40

At Sea

55786

Dean, M.R.

Aged 15 Clerk

18.1.40

Hereford

55719*

Elvin, S.G.

Greaser HMS Skiddaw

12.12.39

Dover

55959

Gard, C.W.

A.C. RAF

26.9.40

Portsmouth

56112*

Gilbert, F.J.

Sub Officer A.F.S.

12.2.40

Newhaven

55716

Gore Ormsby, G.A.

Lt.Com. RN HMS Cossack

16.2.40

Norway

55975*

Hawkett, J.H.

Piermaster R.N.A.Depot

23.11.39

Hong Kong

55698*

Hermon, F.M.

French Subject

31.12.39

BEF France

55718

James, M.E.

Aged 18 Student Teacher

18.1.40

Hereford

55719*

Jenkins, G.

War Reserve Constable

13.9.40

Aberystwyth

56073

Kemp, J.C.W.

Sub Lieut. RNVR

13.11.39

Singapore

55680

Kenny, G.

Labourer

23.8.39

Achill Island

55688*

Khan, G.

Indian PC RN Yard Police

23.11.39

Hong Kong

55698*

Le Clercq, P.

Apprentice Fitter

26.9.40

Portsmouth

56112*

Logan, W.

Golf Caddie

24.8.40

N.Berwick

56035

McConvey, E.

Driver R.A.

5.10.40

Ilfracombe

56087

McLoughlin, J.E.

Aged 15

30.12.39

Calverley

55670*

Pemberton, M.

Typist

23.8.39

Achill Island

55688*

Purdie, D.

Book-Keeper

23.8.39

Achill Island

55688*

Rutherford, A.I.

Coal Trimmer

13.1.40

Hebburn

55746

Saunders, E.H.

P.C. Devon Constabulary

14.7.40

Countisbury

55967

Sinias, S.

Native Ranger

25.12.39

Kruger National Park

55894

Smith, J.

Fisherman

27.11.39

Off Lossiemouth

55770

Stacey, H.A.

Lt. RN HMS Triton

10.9.39

North Sea

55653*

Strickland, E.M.

Insurance Clerk

20.7. 40

Eastbourne

55958

Tapson, R.C.R.

 

11.9.39

Beira

55679*

Tapson, W.N.

 

11.9.39

Beira

55679*

Thorpe, J.

Sgt. 255th AA Battery RA

22.2.40

Bootle

55741

Tristram, U.C.

Assist. Police Superintendent

20.4.40

Gold Coast

56023

Tyler, W.

Sgt. Field Security Police

4.2.40

A Dock in France

55740*

Watkins, G.C.I.StB.

Lt. RN HMS Triton

10.9.39

North Sea

55653*

Wood, A.L.C.

Garage Proprietor

26.1.40

Bath

55747

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