ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1879

The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the Royal Humane Society’s Annual Report 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

Anderson, A.E.

Inspector of Police Tasmania

4.11.78

Hobart

20763

Ashton, L.

A.B. HMS Sapphire

30.4.79

At Sea

20591*

Banks, T.A.

 

28.6.79

River Thames Battersea

20629

Begley, J.T.

Student

3.6.79

Belfast

20786

Betts, F.

Commissioned Boatman

25.8.79

Dover

20725

Bewley, A.H.

Miss Aged 14

15.8.79

Bray Co.Wicklow

20694

Bioletti, W.

Actor

30.6.79

Brighton

20769

Bishop, W.

Labourer

28.4.79

River Avon

20578

Boyer, F.

Blind Student

1.9.79

Port Colborne Canada

20787

Brewer, F.

Carpenter’s Apprentice

27.7.79

River Tone

20667

Brien, J.O.

Fireman

20.8.79

Tramore Co.Waterford

20797

Brookes, G.C.

2nd Officer P&O SS Kaiser-i-Hind

12.9.79

Woosung

20748

Buckle, C.E.

Capt RN HMS Assistance

12.4.79

Pembroke Dock

20585*

Chappell, R.

2nd Captain Main-Top HMS Sapphire

30.4.79

At Sea

20591*

Claus, L.

Servant

30.6.79

River Thames Whitehall

20619

Coatesworth, H.

A/Sub-Lieut HMS Boadicea

4.4.79

Tugela River

20632

Collins, J.

Bumboatman HMS Indus

21.8.79

Devonport

20701

Comner, H.

Mariner

1877

New Zealand

20732

Congliane, C.
or Corigliano

Mariner

10.2.79

Rivoli Bay

20764

Creed, R.J.G.

Lieut 17th Regt.

7.2.79

Basanal Afghanistan

20551

Cropper, E.D.T.

Captain W.K., L.I. Militia

6.8.78

San Francisco

20514

D’Alton, T.

Clerk

5.9.79

Howth Harbour

20766

Dixon, L.

Office Boy Aged 15

19.4.79

Whalley Range

20580

Dunlop, J.

O.S. HMS Helicon

3.9.79

Bosphorus

20730

Endall, G.W.

 

15.10.79

Stratford-on-Avon

20771

Evans, J.

2nd Capt Foretop HMS Minotaur

12.8.79

Portsmouth

20689*

Everall, J.

Boy SS Cornwall

7.9.79

Purfleet

20733

Fitzgerald, W.

A.B. Signalman HMS Research

6.7.79

Off Cape St Vincent

20656

Garland, F.

Gunner’s Mate HMS Resistance

9.9.79

River Mersey

20724

Garratty, J.

Servant Aged 16

27.7.79

River Rhone

20684

Gilbey, H.

A.B. HMS Endymion

3.6.79

River Humber

20590

Gough, E.

 

19.1.79

Lee Salop

20526

Gough, J.R.

Clerk

29.4.79

River Severn Shrewsbury

20575

Grace, M.

Police Constable

14.4.79

New River

20564

Gradden, F.

Aged 14 T.S. Shaftesbury

19.7.79

Off Grays Essex

20642

Greenwood, C.S.

Lieut 10th Hussars

31.3.79

Cabul River Afghanistan

20770

Henry, J.

Master SS Earnholm

31.1.79

New Ross River Ireland

20540

Hill, W.

L.S. HMS Assistance

12.4.79

Pembroke Dock

20585*

Hill, W.

2nd Mate SS Albert Edward

22.7.79

Off Folkestone

20669

Hilton, J.

Lighthouse Keeper

13.5.79

Penguin Island S.Australia

20731

Hogarty, T.

Police Constable

21.6.79

Dublin

20758

Hooper, J.

L.S. HMS Emerald

14.8.78

Spithead

20572

James, J.

O.S. HMS Active

9.1.79

Natal

20544*

Jenkins, W.

 

23.10.78

Otaki New Zealand

20792

Joslin, J.

A.B. HMS Argus

8.1.79

Bermuda

20529

Jubb, R.

Driver A Bty 5 Bgde R.A.

26.4.79

Weedon

20573

King, A.F.

 

27.7.79

Cookham Lock

20683

Kirkpatrick, C.

 

28.7.79

Portrush Ireland

20673

Lawrence, G.

 

4.8.79

Brighton

20736

Lean, J.W.

Ship’s Corporal

25.11.79

Devonport

20798

Lees, S.

Pte RMLI HMS Minotaur

12.8.79

Portsmouth

20689*

Lilley, G.A.

Purser SS Rob Roy

25.9.78

Albany Harbour

20655

McTaggart

Mrs

25.7.79

River Ridean

20727

Moore, D.

Ship’s Cook

13.1.79

Isle of Wight

20527

Moore, R.

Commissionaire

11.8.79

River Thames

20688

Moss, J.

Mariner Clovelly

30.6.79

Falmouth

20640

Murdock, J.

A.B. British Ship Britannia

16.3.79

Bermuda

20600

Murray, P.

Aged 12

13.8.79

Galway

20753

Palmer, S

Sub Inspector of Life Boat & Rocket Service

24.9.79

Bosphorus

20796

Pana, H.

Native Shepherd

31.3.78

Chatham Island

20577

Perrins, R.

L.S. HMS Active

9.1.79

Natal

20544*

Platt, J.

 

11.6.79

Witham River

20599

Prouty, C.R.

Collector of Customs Taxes

5.5.78

Lavacca Bay Texas

20543

Pudney, W.

Schoolboy Aged 15

16.4.79

Sunmer Cove Kinsale

20566

Rees, J.

Labourer

1.9.79

Carmarthen

20722

Robertson, T.

A.B. HMS Sapphire

30.4.79

At Sea

20591*

Romer, F.

Boatswain Ship Panmure

28.4.78

At Sea

20645

Ropia, R.

Native Shepherd

31.3.78

Chatham Island

20576

Salmon, A.

Seaman

18.8.79

Waterford

20768

Sames, T.G.

Engineer

7.9.79

River Colne Near Staines

20723

Samphier, G.

Private 78th Highlanders

20.8.79

River Moolla Kirkee

20739

Scott, C.W.

Seaman Barque Lancastria

18.2.79

Antigua

20560

Shaw, R.

Helmsman SS Glenbrook

11.10.79

Cork Harbour

20776

Sim, J.

Architect

23.8.79

River Tay Dundee

20704

Spinner, C.

A.B. HMS Raleigh

28.5.79

At Sea

20592

Stidston, T.H.

Carpenter HMS Indus

6.6.79

Devonport

20615

Superreguy, I.

Wine Merchant

8.6.79

Hendaye

20672

Sutcliffe, T.

L/Cpl 68th regt

2.7.79

Sunderland

20628

Tidyman, W.F.

Law Clerk

30.6.79

Whitehaven

20630

Tomlinson, J.

Police Constable

12.9.78

Derby

20522

Walker, J.H.

 

8.1.79

At Sea

20556

Waters, A.McL.

Law Clerk

11.1.79

Stranraer

20528

Webb, L.

Spinster

23.7.79

Plymouth

20658

White, A.

Sergeant A Troop R.E.

31.5.79

Aldershot

20631

Wise, G.

Civil Service Queensland

3.10.78

Brisbane River Queensland

20785

Young, J.R.

Chemist

4.5.79

Warrington

20579

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