ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1955

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 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

Abdou, M.A.

Mrs

18.6.55

Scarborough

64085

Arumugam, S.

Probationary Inspector Singapore Police

17.12.54

Singapore

63914

Bielby, K.E.

Police Constable

29.5.55

Great Ayton Yorks

64034

Bowler, R.

Inspector Kenya Police

30.5.54

Nairobi

63897

Boyak, J.B.

Constable Malaya Police

30.4.55

Negri Sembilan

64124

Boyle, J.

Farmer

11.7.55

Lough Neagh N.Ireland

64249

Busuttil, C.

Sergeant R.E.M.E.

10.7.54

Benghazi

64103

Christian, F.

Aged 13

18.2.55

Pitcairn Island

64298

Clarke, F.E.

Civilian A.B. RASC (Water Transport)

3.8.55

Off Felixstowe

64349

Collins, A.G.

Lorry driver

21.8.55

Porthtowan Cornwall

64292*

Dyer, A.

Kenya Police Reserve Officer

17.5.54

Meru Kenya

63841

Dyer, L.S.

Launch Captain

18.12.54

Trinidad

63898

Freeston, R.M.

Hotelier

9.4.55

Countisbury Devon

63953

Gay, J.

Spare Hand Fishing Fleet

30.9.54

Off Murman Coast

63862

Gething, I.M.

Milk Roundsman

14.8.55

Saltburn Yorks

64273

Gill, W.

Deputy Chief Fire Officer

17.10.55

Dewsbury

64383*

Grainger, D.

Humber Pilot

2.1.55

River Humber

63875

Jenkin, W.J.

Station Officer B.E.M.

21.6.55 &
5.7.55

Near Newquay

64137 &
64138

Manoa, H.

Ship’s Steward

8.5.55

Tonga

64268

McCarthy, C.W.L.

Fireman

17.10.55

Dewsbury

64383*

McLaren, A.J.S.

Civil Engineer

27.5.55

River Thames Beckton

64080

Morton, J.M.

A.B. HMS Lanton

22.7.55

River Tamar Devonport

64331

Oldroyd, R.

Sub Officer Fire Service

17.10.55

Dewsbury

64383*

Perkin, A.R.

H.M. Coastguard

21.8.55

Porthtowan Cornwall

64292*

Sherris, T.C.

A.B. HMS Tamar

28.7.54

Singapore

63847*

Smith, R.M.

Painter

26.8.55

Kyleakin Isle of Skye

64307

Swanson, R.M.

Skipper Fishing Fleet

15.8.55

Off Strathy Point

64378

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