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: Awarded in the financial year 1916/17 (38 results)


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Neils Peter Andersen

Neils Peter Andersen was awarded a for actions involving sea, rescue at Catherine Hill Bay on the 19th September 1917.


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Case number: 1917/35 Awarded year: 1916/17

William Phillips

William Phillips was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a bolting horse at Tempe on the 17th September 1917.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/34 Awarded year: 1916/17

Thomas Samuel Ramsden

Thomas Samuel Ramsden was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Circular Quay on the 8th August 1917.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/33 Awarded year: 1916/17

Special Constable Herbert James Hines

Special Constable Herbert James Hines was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a rail at Woollahra on the 1st September 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/32 Awarded year: 1916/17

William Ernest McKell

William Ernest McKell was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Byron Bay on the 7th February 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/31a Awarded year: 1916/17

Leslie Oswald Jones

Leslie Oswald Jones was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Byron Bay on the 7th February 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/31 Awarded year: 1916/17

Percival Clarence Hilliar

Percival Clarence Hilliar was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Condong on the 17th February 1917.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/30 Awarded year: 1916/17

John Ernest Gillham

John Ernest Gillham was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Boggabri on the 16th September 1916.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/29 Awarded year: 1916/17

Grahame Athol Young

Grahame Athol Young was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Murrumburrah on the 19th November 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/28 Awarded year: 1916/17

Alfred Augustus Thomas

Alfred Augustus Thomas was awarded a Cert. of Merit (Posthumous) for actions involving a bolting horse at Darlinghurst on the 22nd January 1917.

Case number: 1917/27 Awarded year: 1916/17

Charles Miller

Charles Miller was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Moree on the 2nd September 1916.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/26 Awarded year: 1916/17

Eric Hamilton Haire

Eric Hamilton Haire was awarded a Silver Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 3rd September 1916.

Silver Medal Case number: 1917/25 Awarded year: 1916/17

Gerald Gordon Young

Gerald Gordon Young was awarded a Silver Medal for actions involving a capsized vessel at Macleay River on the 9th December 1916.

Silver Medal Case number: 1917/24 Awarded year: 1916/17

Stephen George Green

Stephen George Green was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Circular Quay on the 6th January 1917.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/23 Awarded year: 1916/17

McKenzie George Cooper

McKenzie George Cooper was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Maclean on the 16th November 1916.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/21 Awarded year: 1916/17

Sergeant Andrew Clarence Pemberton

Sergeant Andrew Clarence Pemberton was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 21st April 1917.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/22 Awarded year: 1916/17

Albert Victor Green

Albert Victor Green was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a electrocution at Bulli on the 6th February 1916.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/20 Awarded year: 1916/17

Leslie Walter Williams

Leslie Walter Williams was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Murwillumbah on the 4th November 1916.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1917/19 Awarded year: 1916/17

Lance-Corporal Jack Gladstone C. Simmons

Lance-Corporal Jack Gladstone C. Simmons was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bathurst on the 23rd November 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/18 Awarded year: 1916/17

Private Edwin Henry Fryer

Private Edwin Henry Fryer was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Tweed Heads on the 2nd September 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/17 Awarded year: 1916/17

Beatrice Maud Nash

Beatrice Maud Nash was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Leichhardt on the 10th February 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/16 Awarded year: 1916/17

Ernest Allen Frederick Coates

Ernest Allen Frederick Coates was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Parramatta River on the 13th November 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/15 Awarded year: 1916/17

Stanley Frederick Kennard

Stanley Frederick Kennard was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Cook's River on the 17th April 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/14 Awarded year: 1916/17

Charles McHattie

Charles McHattie was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 16th June 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/13 Awarded year: 1916/17

John Archer Gardner

John Archer Gardner was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Balmain on the 14th July 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/12 Awarded year: 1916/17

John Williams

John Williams was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Stockton on the 1st May 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/11 Awarded year: 1916/17

Owen Henry Smith

Owen Henry Smith was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a suicide at Sydney Harbour on the 23rd February 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/10 Awarded year: 1916/17

Constable Arthur Edward Banting

Constable Arthur Edward Banting was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Circular Quay on the 11th April 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/09 Awarded year: 1916/17

Charles Edward Bunce

Charles Edward Bunce was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Glebe on the 21st January 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/08 Awarded year: 1916/17

Tribelhorne Georges

Tribelhorne Georges was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Bondi on the 4th January 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/07 Awarded year: 1916/17

Frederick Ives

Frederick Ives was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue on the 13th October 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/06 Awarded year: 1916/17

Sone George Sidney

Sone George Sidney was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Tempe on the 26th November 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/05 Awarded year: 1916/17

Alfred Edward McCarter

Alfred Edward McCarter was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 15th January 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/04a Awarded year: 1916/17

Richard England

Richard England was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 15th January 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/03 Awarded year: 1916/17

James Bernard Meighan

James Bernard Meighan was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 20th January 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/03a Awarded year: 1916/17

Myer Cohen

Myer Cohen was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Newcastle on the 20th January 1917.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/03 Awarded year: 1916/17

Constable Arthur J. Catt

Constable Arthur J. Catt was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Canterbury on the 18th December 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/02 Awarded year: 1916/17

Gregory White

Gregory White was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a drowning, rescue at Narrabeen on the 15th October 1916.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1917/01 Awarded year: 1916/17

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