■ Obverse : THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / THE AWARD OF MERIT … lifesaver rescuing a swimmer in distress

■ Reverse : AWARDED TO (engraved) E. INNES. 1912. … lady holding wreath aloft facing setting sun … (silver hallmarks JD&CO)

■ Dimensions  : 28.8 * 28.8 mm … ■ Weight : 13.8 g

■ Materials : silver

■ Maker : J. Daffern & Co, London, England

■ NB : 1st design … variety 2 … no loop suspension and does not look like one was ever attached … raised markings like X and V on edge … someone attempted to scratch name off