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#444677 - 18th Nov 2010 12:10pm lifesaving medal
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im trying to find information regarding this lifesaving medal that was awarded to my grandad. I have no information whatsoever on why he got it. I dont know if it was awarded for saving a life or for passing an examination. Any info anyone ?


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#444683 - 18th Nov 2010 12:20pm Re: lifesaving medal [Re: jabber_Ish]
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#444689 - 18th Nov 2010 12:25pm Re: lifesaving medal [Re: Wench]
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thanks, have looked about on the net, but cant find much info on the historical side
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#444694 - 18th Nov 2010 12:31pm Re: lifesaving medal [Re: jabber_Ish]
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There's a "contact us" button. Maybe someone from the Society may be able to point you in the right direction think
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#444714 - 18th Nov 2010 1:09pm Re: lifesaving medal [Re: Wench]
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Don't suppose there is a certificate to go with it?????
Our kid got a cert from the Humane and Shipwreck Society when he did his heroic bit.
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#444758 - 18th Nov 2010 2:20pm Re: lifesaving medal [Re: BandyCoot]
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no documents with it im afraid
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#444816 - 18th Nov 2010 5:57pm Re: lifesaving medal [Re: jabber_Ish]
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That's a "Bronze Medallion" awarded for passing a lifesaving exam. The RLSS also did a silver medallion (award of merit) and a gold medallion (distninction award)
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#444978 - 19th Nov 2010 8:35am Re: lifesaving medal [Re: Capt_America]
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