ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1878

The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the Royal Humane Society’s Annual Report by Peter Helmore.
17/12/03 entry for King GL replaced by Harman GLK

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

Name

Rank or Occupation
(where stated)

Date of Incident

Location

RHS Case number

Andrews, J.

Krooman

31.5.78

Cape of Good Hope

20398*

Bailey, W.

Police Constable

7.4.78

Trinity Bay Newfoundland

20493*

Bell, G.W.

Surgeon RN HMS Monarch

5.4.78

Gosport

20322

Bonazzi, M.A.O.

 

3.10.78

Hayling Island Hants

20498

Bond, E.

Miss

10.9.78

Broadstairs Kent

20448*

Brincat, V.

Fireman SS Oriana

26.12.77

Katakole Point Greece

20311

Brown, W.P.

Aged 14

17.6.77

Ridean River Near Ottawa

20314

Burke, M.

Labourer

30.7.78

Louisburgh Co.Mayo

20413

Burton, H.

AB HMS Mallard

9.12.77

Freetown Sierra Leone

20409

Cane, A.H.

Solicitor’s Clerk

29.7.78

River Kennett Reading

20418

Carey, R.

Gunner RA

25.8.78

Gosport

20468*

Castle, J.A.

Painter

15.2.78

River Isis Oxford

20306

Chapell, C.

Boatswain

10.10.78

Southampton

20490

Chapman, M.A.

Nurse

9.1.78

Humberston

20300

Cherry, R.

Baker

22.7.78

Drumgoon Ireland

20421

Clarke, D.

Gunner RA

22.6.78

River Thames Gravesend

20373*

Cockerill, J.

Student

13.8.78

Crantock Cornwall

20441*

Connolly, P.

Private 106th Regiment

21.8.78

River Irwell Manchester

20451

Crew, S.

Fisherman

7.4.78

Trinity Bay Newfoundland

20493*

Cummins, J.

Aged 13

15.5.78

River Lee Cork

20339

Curry, J.R.

Clerk

15.8.78

River Tyne Newcastle

20453

Dailly, T.

Gunner RA

25.8.78

Gosport

20468*

Deane, R.

Agent

3.12.77

Timechurch Kilkenny

20290

Dick, A.

Station Manager

19.1.77

River Marewhenue New Zealand

20293

Dowd, M.

Aged 15

2.5.78

Rochdale

20330

Downing, J.

Labourer

29.6.78

Aghada Pier Co.Cork

20377

Edwards, T.H.

Clerk

2.9.78

Dodbrooke Devon

20459

Fergus, J.

Aged 13

1.7.78

River Castlebar Co.Mayo

20506

Foran, J.

Aged 14

25.9.77

Clondalkin

20292

Forbes, B.

Cheesemonger

28.7.78

Tynemouth

20482

Foster, W.

 

18.7.78

Leigh Essex

20407

George, K.

Krooman

31.5.78

Cape of Good Hope

20398*

Gerrighty, A.

Private RMLI

28.7.78

Mediterranean Sea

20455

Gibbes, W.T.

Aged 14

30.8.77

Sandown Isle of Wight

20315

Gray, P.M.H.

Aged 15

16.1.78

Esquimalt B.C.

20316

Green, J.

Foreman

2.11.78

Gorleston GreatYarmouth

20494

Grunnah, T.

Dockgate Man

17.6.78

Swansea

20359

Harman, G.L.K.

Lieut. RN HMS Mosquito

15.6.78

Woosung River China

20439

Hector, G.F.

Late R.N.

9.5.78

River Don Toronto

20452

Helder, F.

Miss

1.8.78

St Bees Cumberland

20406

Honeyburne, R.

Medical Student

24.9.78

Seaton Devon

20489

Joseph, J. See also 1877

Fisherman

4.11.76

Grand River Mauritius

20056

Lacy, A.G.

L.R.C.P.L.

11.9.78

Guernsey

20473

Lipscombe, A.

Publican

6.8.78

Newbury Berks

20440

Litton, J.J. Bronze Clasp

Boatswain HMS Impregnable

3.5.78 & 5.5.78

Devonport

20347 & 20348

Logan, D.

Student

13.8.78

Crantock Cornwall

20441*

Mant, E.J.

Coastguard

8.3.78

Malin’s Head Donegal

20324

Martin, J.

Labourer

11.8.78

North Queensferry N.B.

20426

May, W.

Farm Servant

21.7.78

River Thames Radcot

20456

McCarthey, E.

AB HMS Royal Adelaide

10.4.78

Milford Haven

20328

McCowen, J.R.

Head Constable

7.4.78

Trinity Bay Newfoundland

20493*

McElarth, W.

Col.Sgt. HM 89th Regiment

3.11.77

River Setang British Burmah

20492

Neale, E.StJ.B.

Midshipman HMS Swiftsure

16.8.78

Off Besika Bay

20478

Oldfield, G.

Fisherman

7.4.78

Trinity Bay Newfoundland

20493*

Osborne, J.

Stationer

6.3.78

Clifton Near Ashbourne

20320

Peglar, W.

River Police Constable

4.5.78

River Mersey Liverpool

20342*

Rainforth, J.

Porter

15.9.78

River Humber Hull

20476

Roberts, B.

Krooman

31.5.78

Cape of Good Hope

20398*

Roberts, O.

Pilot

25.1.78

Puffin Island Anglesea

20305*

Roberts, R.

Pilot

25.1.78

Puffin Island Anglesea

20305*

Robinson, M.

Boatswain’s Mate HMS Shah

11.5.78

Off Panama

20363

Roebuck, D.

Mrs

10.9.78

Broadstairs Kent

20448*

Rooke, E.

Lieut. RN HMS Devastation

15.8.78

Pionees Island Gallipoli

20480*

Rose, W.

Bombardier RA

22.6.78

River Thames Gravesend

20373*

Rudman, W.

Carpenter

23.9.78

River Avon Chippenham

20434

Simpson, W.

Coxswain HMS Devastation

15.8.78

Pionees Island Gallipoli

20480*

Swaysland, W.

Naturalist

2.8.78

Brighton

20422

Sweany, J.

Constable

6.5.78

Gilford Ireland

20341

Syers, T.

Assistant Bathing Master

25.8.78

Victoria Park E.London

20442

Thompson, S.H.

Lieut. RN HMS Revenge

14.8.78

Queenstown Harbour Ireland

20443

Tilly, A.

Planter

7.4.78

Trinity Bay Newfoundland

20493*

Tinling, E.B.

Lieutenant RN

4.5.78

River Mersey Liverpool

20342*

Tucker, S.

Fisherman

7.4.78

Trinity Bay Newfoundland

20493*

Wain, J.W.

Bottle Wirer

23.7.78

New Humberstone Leics

20427

Wall, T.B.

Police Constable

4.5.78

Geraldton West Australia

20399

West, J.

Lighterman

14.8.78

River Thames Woolwich

20458

Williams, J.

Pilot

25.1.78

Puffin Island Anglesea

20305*

Woodrow, F.H.

Ship’s Steward HMS Undaunted

3.2.78

Bombay Harbour

20343

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