1909 – 1st Design

■ Obverse : THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / THE AWARD OF MERIT … lifesaver rescuing a swimmer in distress … loop suspension ■ Reverse : AWARDED TO (engraved) A.F.L. WILKINSON. 1909 … lady holding wreath aloft facing setting sun … (silver hallmarks JD&CO) ■ Dimensions  : 29.0 * 32.9 mm … ■ Weight : 14.4 g […]

1925 – 2nd Design

■ Obverse : THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / AWARD OF MERIT … lifesaver rescuing a swimmer in distress … loop suspension ■ Reverse : AWARDED TO (engraved) J. GOODLEY. 1925. … lady holding wreath aloft facing setting sun … (silver hallmarks JAW&CO) ■ Dimensions  : 27.0 * 31.7 mm … ■ Weight : 10.5 g ■ […]

1935 – 3rd Design

■ Obverse : THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / AWARD OF MERIT … lifesaver rescuing a swimmer in distress … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : AWARDED TO (engraved) W.GENT . 1935 … lady holding wreath aloft facing setting sun … surrounded by closed wreath … (silver hallmarks JAW&CO) ■ Dimensions […]

Undated – 3rd Design

■ Obverse : THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / AWARD OF MERIT … lifesaver rescuing a swimmer in distress … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : AWARDED TO (engraved) D. BADDELEY. … lady holding wreath aloft facing setting sun … surrounded by closed wreath … (silver hallmarks JAW&CO) ■ Dimensions  : 32.3 […]

1942 – 4th Design

■ Obverse : ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … around crossed boathook and paddle … tied at centre with big loose rope bow … with AWARD OF MERIT below … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : QUEMCUNQUE MISERUM VIDERIS HOMINEM SCIAS + (latin : Whomsoever you see in distress, see in […]

Undated – 5th Design

■ Obverse : ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … around crossed boathook and paddle … tied at centre with big loose rope bow … with AWARD OF MERIT below … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (engraved:) Brian / Owens … (in minute letters at base K.G. LUKE.) ■ Dimensions : […]

1947 – 6th Design

■ Obverse : ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … around crossed boathook and paddle … tied at centre with big loose rope bow … with AWARD OF MERIT below … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : QUEMCUNQUE MISERUM VIDERIS HOMINEM SCIAS + (latin : Whomsoever you see in distress, see in […]

1962 – 7th Design

■ Obverse : ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … around crossed boathook and paddle … tied at centre with big loose rope bow … with AWARD OF MERIT below … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (engraved) J.P. REID / 1962 ■ Dimensions : 25.3 * 29.4 mm … ■ Weight […]