The Stanhope Gold Medal

The Stanhope Gold Medal, an award of the Royal Humane Society (UK), was instituted in 1873 as the English Society's highest award for bravery each year.

In 1962, all kindred Commonwealth Societies were invited to nominate each year their best cases for adjudication for this award.

Since that time, nominations by the Royal Humane Society of New South Wales have been successful on seven occasions:

1963

Frederick John KNIGHT

1965

Lieutenant Barry J CAMFIBELL, RAA

1980

Bruce Wallace McPHERSON

1982

Dulcie KALMS

1992

Rodney Stephen PETERS

1994

Aaron John LEDDEN

1996

Senior Constable lan Maurice BOUGHTON

2001 Dr Richard MORRIS

Ambulance Paramedic Christopher WILKINSON

Ambulance Paramedic Paul FEATHERSTONE
2006 Oguz (Alex) TASKUN SC
2013 Mr Andrew COCHRANE