Recognising acts of bravery by bestowing awards on those who risk their lives to save others.

Recipients

Medals and certificates of merit awarded in recognition of the following brave deeds.

To all recipients, the Society conveys the thanks, admiration and congratulations of the people of New South Wales.

Filtered by: Award type Gold (77 results)

Special Constable William

Special Constable William was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shooting at Parramatta on the 2nd October 2015.

Gold Medal Case number: 2017/12 Awarded year: 2016/17

Mathew MEADOWS

Mathew MEADOWS was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Ballina on the 9th February 2015.

Gold Medal Case number: 2017/02a Awarded year: 2016/17

Hugh GILES

Hugh GILES was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Ballina on the 9th February 2015.

Gold Medal Case number: 2017/02 Awarded year: 2016/17

Andrew Cochrane

Andrew Cochrane was awarded a Gold Medal and Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a petrol fire at Mona Vale on the 1st October 2013.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 2014/17 Awarded year: 2013/14

Frank Beaurepaire

Frank Beaurepaire was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Coogee Beach on the 4th February 1922.

Gold Medal Case number: 1922/21 Awarded year: 1921/22

John Chalmers

John Chalmers was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Coogee Beach on the 4th February 1922.

Gold Medal Case number: 1922/20 Awarded year: 1921/22

Senior Constable Ian Maurice Boughton

Senior Constable Ian Maurice Boughton was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a underwater pipe at Port Waratah on the 20th April 1995.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1996/30S Awarded year: 1995/96

Oguz (Alex) Taskun

Oguz (Alex) Taskun was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving anassault with knife at Auburn on the 19th April 2004.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 2006/05S Awarded year: 2005/06

Ambulance Paramedic Paul John Featherstone

Ambulance Paramedic Paul John Featherstone was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a land slide at Thredbo on the 1st August 1997.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 2001/02S Awarded year: 2000/01

Ambulance Paramedic Christopher Valan Wilkinson

Ambulance Paramedic Christopher Valan Wilkinson was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a land slide at Thredbo on the 1st August 1997.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 2001/02S Awarded year: 2000/01

Richard Morris

Richard Morris was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a land slide at Thredbo on the 1st August 1997.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 2001/02S Awarded year: 2000/01

Aaron John Ledden

Aaron John Ledden was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a capsized vessel at Port Macquarie on the 1st July 1993.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1994/25S Awarded year: 1993/94

Rodney Stephen Peters

Rodney Stephen Peters was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a flood at Willow Tree on the 26th January 1991.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1992/11S Awarded year: 1991/92

Dulcie Kalms

Dulcie Kalms was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a vehicle, crashed, burning at Temora on the 16th November 1980.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1981/15S Awarded year: 1980/81

Bruce Wallace McPherson

Bruce Wallace McPherson was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving sea at Yamba Bar on the 10th January 1979.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1979/23S Awarded year: 1978/79

Barry J. Campbell

Barry J. Campbell was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a suicide, rescue at Watsons Bay The Gap on the 24th March 1964.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1965/13S Awarded year: 1964/65

Frederick John Knight

Frederick John Knight was awarded a Stanhope Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Middle Harbour on the 30th January 1963.

Gold Medal Stanhope Case number: 1963/17S Awarded year: 1962/63

Dr. William R. Cortis

Dr. William R. Cortis was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at North Sydney on the 1st August 1889.

Gold Medal Case number: 1889/04 Awarded year: 1888/89

William James Bourne

William James Bourne was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Glebe on the 9th November 1888.

Gold Medal Case number: 1889/01 Awarded year: 1888/89

Hereward Hewison

Hereward Hewison was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Newcastle on the 28th November 1894.

Gold Medal Case number: 1895/08 Awarded year: 1894/95

Walter M Williams

Walter M Williams was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shipwreck at Sydney on the 3rd November 1895.

Gold Medal Case number: 1896/02 Awarded year: 1895/96

Percy Reginald Higgins

Percy Reginald Higgins was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bondi on the 12th March 1898.

Gold Medal Case number: 1898/14 Awarded year: 1897/98

Jose Figueroa

Jose Figueroa was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving sea, rescue at At sea off N.S.W.coast on the 12th February 1898.

Gold Medal Case number: 1898/10 Awarded year: 1897/98

William Thomas Robey

William Thomas Robey was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a cliff/sea on the 2nd February 1901.

Gold Medal Case number: 1901/23 Awarded year: 1900/01

George Cater

George Cater was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33k Awarded year: 1903/04

Major Henry Osborne MacCabe

Major Henry Osborne MacCabe was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33j Awarded year: 1903/04

Alfred Ernest Oswald Sellers

Alfred Ernest Oswald Sellers was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33i Awarded year: 1903/04

John Johnston

John Johnston was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33h Awarded year: 1903/04

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33g Awarded year: 1903/04

Jacob Carlos Jones

Jacob Carlos Jones was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33f Awarded year: 1903/04

Daniel Alexander Wilberforce Robertson

Daniel Alexander Wilberforce Robertson was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33e Awarded year: 1903/04

Matthew Frost

Matthew Frost was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33d Awarded year: 1903/04

Charles Horace Biggers

Charles Horace Biggers was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33c Awarded year: 1903/04

David Evans

David Evans was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33b Awarded year: 1903/04

John Morrison

John Morrison was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33a Awarded year: 1903/04

Sub-Insp. Harrie Stuart Banks

Sub-Insp. Harrie Stuart Banks was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a explosion at Mount Kembla on the 31st July 1902.

Gold Medal Case number: 1904/33 Awarded year: 1903/04

2nd Officer Fred Holdridge

2nd Officer Fred Holdridge was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shipwreck at at sea s.s. "Glaucus" on the 29th June 1906.

Gold Medal Case number: 1906/31a Awarded year: 1905/06

William Henry Pearce

William Henry Pearce was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a train at Thornton on the 4th December 1905.

Gold Medal Case number: 1906/30 Awarded year: 1905/06

James Clarken

James Clarken was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Coogee on the 28th January 1911.

Gold Medal Case number: 1911/17a Awarded year: 1910/11

Harold W. Baker

Harold W. Baker was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Coogee on the 28th January 1911.

Gold Medal Case number: 1911/17 Awarded year: 1910/11

John Charles Richardson

John Charles Richardson was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving poisonous gases on the 13th January 1912.

Gold Medal Case number: 1912/28 Awarded year: 1911/12

Alfred Barlow

Alfred Barlow was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Lane Cove River on the 26th January 1912.

Gold Medal Case number: 1912/20a Awarded year: 1911/12

William David McKay

William David McKay was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Lane Cove River on the 26th January 1912.

Gold Medal Case number: 1912/20 Awarded year: 1911/12

Herbert Charles Parle

Herbert Charles Parle was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Mosman on the 1st January 1915.

Gold Medal Case number: 1915/18 Awarded year: 1914/15

Bernard Doherty

Bernard Doherty was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bondi North on the 18th March 1923.

Gold Medal Case number: 1923/40c Awarded year: 1922/23

Oswald Oliver Doherty

Oswald Oliver Doherty was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bondi North on the 18th March 1923.

Gold Medal Case number: 1923/40b Awarded year: 1922/23

John Denis Doherty

John Denis Doherty was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bondi North on the 18th March 1923.

Gold Medal Case number: 1923/40a Awarded year: 1922/23

Life Saver Robin Chalmers

Life Saver Robin Chalmers was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bondi North on the 18th March 1923.

Gold Medal Case number: 1923/40 Awarded year: 1922/23

James Gordon Lees

James Gordon Lees was awarded a Gold Medal for actions involving a shark attack at Newcastle on the 12th March 1925.

Gold Medal Case number: 1925/43 Awarded year: 1924/25

Reginald L. S. Craythorne

Reginald L. S. Craythorne was awarded a Gold Medal (Posthumous) for actions involving a boat fire at Sydney Harbour on the 30th June 1925.

Gold Medal Case number: 1925/42 Awarded year: 1924/25

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