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 2020/21 (34 results)

Christopher Wright

Christopher Wright was awarded a Letter of Commendation for his action in rescuing a woman from her house which was on fire prior at Balgowlah on 17 April 2018

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2019/27 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Ethan Tesoriero

Senior Constable Ethan Tesoriero was awarded a Bronze Medal for the rescue of a person who had fallen on a railway line and was entrapped under a train at Warwick Farm on 28 June 2016

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/23 Awarded year: 2020/21

Coco Binder

Coco Binder was awarded a Letter of Commendation for their actions in rescuing a woman from a dog attack at Umina Beach on 20 June 2019

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2019/21 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Nathan Snow-Jones

Senior Constable Nathan Snow-Jones was awarded a Certificate of Merit for his efforts in the attempted rescue of a male at Ben Chifley Dam near Bathurst on 22 November 2014

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2020/12 Awarded year: 2020/21

Kevin Dowd

Kevin Dowd was awarded a Bronze Medal for assisting a man from a burning vehicle at South Lismore on 28 September 2016

Bronze Medal Case number: 2020/15 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Steven Thorpe

Senior Constable Steven Thorpe was awarded a Bronze Medal for his actions in saving a woman from drowning in Lake Mulwala on 26 November 2017

Bronze Medal Case number: 2020/04 Awarded year: 2020/21

Russell Horne

Russell Horne was awarded a Silver Medal for entering his neighbours house which was on fire and rescuing a woman prior to the Police and FRNSW arriving at Young on 19 August 2018

Silver Medal Case number: 2019/26 Awarded year: 2020/21

Former Inspector Rafic Ajaka

Former Inspector Rafic Ajaka was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Detective Senior Constable Jushua Murphy

Detective Senior Constable Jushua Murphy was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Sean Smithers

Senior Constable Sean Smithers was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Cameron Adams

Senior Constable Cameron Adams was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Scott Targett

Scott Targett was awarded a Bronze Medal for his actions in rescuing a driver from a burning vehicle following a motor vehicle accident on the M1 Motorway near the Hawkesbury River on 17 August 2014

Bronze Medal Case number: 2020/11 Awarded year: 2020/21

Terrence Townsend

Terrence Townsend was awarded a Silver Medal for his efforts in attempting to save the life of a driver trapped in his burning vehicle after an accident at Corowa on 22 April 2018

Silver Medal Case number: 2020/10 Awarded year: 2020/21

Firefighter Christopher Sherring

Firefighter Christopher Sherring was awarded a Silver Medal for his efforts in saving the lives of two persons and evacuating four other persons at risk in a house fire at Banora Point on 14 March 2019

Silver Medal Case number: 2020/06 Awarded year: 2020/21

Bradley Johnston

Bradley Johnston was awarded a Silver Medal for his actions in rescuing the driver of a vehicle from the Hawkesbury River on 27 June 2018

Silver Medal Case number: 2020/08 Awarded year: 2020/21

Detective Senior Constable David Kerrsmith

Detective Senior Constable David Kerrsmith was awarded a Silver Medal for his actions in assisting with the rescue of two persons at Snapper Point on 24 January 2015

Silver Medal Case number: 2020/05 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Dana Wasilenia

Senior Constable Dana Wasilenia was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Regan Burnett

Senior Constable Regan Burnett was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Alexander Prins

Senior Constable Alexander Prins was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Joseph Zammit

Senior Constable Joseph Zammit was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Sergeant (Ret'd) Bruce Jarvis

Sergeant (Ret'd) Bruce Jarvis was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Silver Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Isah Makki

Isah Makki was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in the evacuation of the occupants of a burning unit block at Bexley on 5 August 2013

Silver Medal Case number: 2019/24 Awarded year: 2020/21

Leading Snr Constable Ben Elder

Leading Snr Constable Ben Elder was awarded a Bronze Medal for his actions in rescuing people from a fire in a block of home units on 29 June 2014

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/22 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Firefighter Eddie Vaysbakh

Senior Firefighter Eddie Vaysbakh was awarded a Bronze Medal for his efforts in attempting to save the life of a neighbour in a house fire at Dover Heights on 3 September 2019

Bronze Medal Case number: 2020/14 Awarded year: 2020/21

Jeffrey Stack

Jeffrey Stack was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in rescuing a young girl who had been sexually assaulted and in detaining the offender at Kogarah on 15 November 2018

Bronze Medal Case number: 2020/03 Awarded year: 2020/21

Nicola Gilio

Nicola Gilio was awarded a Gold Medal, Galleghan Award and Stanhope Medal for their actions in rescuing a young girl who had been sexually assaulted and in detaining the offender at Kogarah on 15 November 2018

Gold Medal Galleghan Stanhope Case number: 2020/03 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Sarah Ryan

Senior Constable Sarah Ryan was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in rescuing a teenager at Chipping Norton Lake on 4 January 2012

Silver Medal Case number: 2020/01 Awarded year: 2020/21

Leading Senior Constable David Patterson

Leading Senior Constable David Patterson was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in rescuing a teenager at Chipping Norton Lake on 4 January 2012

Bronze Medal Case number: 2020/01 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Jarryd May

Senior Constable Jarryd May was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in rescuing an injured rock fisherman at Clovelly on 15 April 2017

Silver Medal Case number: 2019/25 Awarded year: 2020/21

Leading Senior Constable Stewart Bailey

Leading Senior Constable Stewart Bailey was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in rescuing an injured rock fisherman at Clovelly on 15 April 2017

Silver Medal Case number: 2019/25 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Benjamin Cashmere

Senior Constable Benjamin Cashmere was awarded a Bronze Medal for the rescue of a person who had fallen on a railway line and was entrapped under a train at Warwick Farm on 28 June 2016

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/23 Awarded year: 2020/21

Senior Constable Hansell Pereira

Senior Constable Hansell Pereira was awarded a Bronze Medal for the rescue of a person who had fallen on a railway line and was entrapped under a train at Warwick Farm on 28 June 2016

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/23 Awarded year: 2020/21

Leading Senior Constable Joel Apthorpe

Leading Senior Constable Joel Apthorpe was awarded a Bronze Medal for the rescue of a person who had fallen on a railway line and was entrapped under a train at Warwick Farm on 28 June 2016

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/23 Awarded year: 2020/21

Christine Mancer

Christine Mancer was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in rescuing a woman from a dog attack at Umina Beach on 20 June 2019

Bronze Medal Case number: 2019/21 Awarded year: 2020/21

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