■ Ribbon : narrow ribbon 14mm … pale blue, dark blue, pale blue, white, pale blue, dark blue, pale blue stripes … upper bar : R.L.S.S. … centre bar : B.M.S … 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 : (engraved in italics:) Cheryl / Smith / 2.3.76 … in minute letters at bottom : K.G.LUKE

■ Dimensions : 25.6 * 30.0 mm … ■ Weight : 11.9 g

■ Materials : bronze

■ Maker : K.G. Luke, Melbourne, Australia

■ NB : have not found out what B.M.S stands for yet