■ Ribbon : pale blue, dark blue, pale blue, white, pale blue, dark blue, pale blue stripes … upper bar : R.L.S.S. … centre bar : 1950-51 … attached to medal by ring

■ Obverse : QUEMCUNQUE MISERUM VIDERIS HOMINEM SCIAS + … in centre : crossed hook and paddle tied with big loose rope bow, over closed wreath around ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … loop suspension

■ Reverse : ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / * ESTABLISHED 1891 * … in centre : AWARDED / TO / (engraved:) A. Bowley / 3 / 3 / 49

■ Dimensions : 32.4 * 38.0 mm … ■ Weight : 25.2 g

■ Materials : bronze