Recognising acts of bravery by bestowing awards on those who risk their lives to save others.

Recipients

Medals and certificates of merit awarded in recognition of the following brave deeds.

To all recipients, the Society conveys the thanks, admiration and congratulations of the people of New South Wales.

Filtered by: Awarded in the financial year 1979/80 (47 results)

Ambulance Officer Warwick Leslie Henderson

Ambulance Officer Warwick Leslie Henderson was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a vehicle lpg fire at Karuah Bridge on the 12th July 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/28 Awarded year: 1979/80

Bruce Vale

Bruce Vale was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a river at Audley on the 6th December 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/27 Awarded year: 1979/80

Senior Constable Ronald Noel Roe

Senior Constable Ronald Noel Roe was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving poisonous gases at Lightning Ridge on the 5th February 1978.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/24d Awarded year: 1979/80

Senior Constable Barry Trerence Traynor

Senior Constable Barry Trerence Traynor was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving poisonous gases at Lightning Ridge on the 5th February 1978.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/24c Awarded year: 1979/80

Fred Snell

Fred Snell was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving poisonous gases at Lightning Ridge on the 5th February 1978.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/24b Awarded year: 1979/80

James Taylor

James Taylor was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving poisonous gases at Lightning Ridge on the 5th February 1978.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/24a Awarded year: 1979/80

James Bradford Chenault

James Bradford Chenault was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving poisonous gases at Lightning Ridge on the 5th February 1978.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/24 Awarded year: 1979/80

Constable William Arthur Strange

Constable William Arthur Strange was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a suicide, rescue at Coogee on the 24th January 1980.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/23 Awarded year: 1979/80

Barry William Winkworth

Barry William Winkworth was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a vehicle collision at Wollongbar on the 1st October 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/22a Awarded year: 1979/80

William James Taylor

William James Taylor was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a vehicle collision at Wollongbar on the 1st October 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/22 Awarded year: 1979/80

Ian James Giddey

Ian James Giddey was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving sea at Forster-Tuncurry Bar on the 26th December 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/21a Awarded year: 1979/80

Michael John Woodhouse

Michael John Woodhouse was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving sea at Forster-Tuncurry Bar on the 26th December 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/21 Awarded year: 1979/80

Robert Kadry

Robert Kadry was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a suicide at Penshurst on the 16th July 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/20 Awarded year: 1979/80

Constable 1st Class Peter Griffiths

Constable 1st Class Peter Griffiths was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a river at Narrabeen Lake on the 28th August 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/19a Awarded year: 1979/80

Michael Allen

Michael Allen was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a river at Narrabeen Lake on the 28th August 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/19 Awarded year: 1979/80

Gordon Dawson Gray

Gordon Dawson Gray was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle lpg fire at Highfields on the 22nd October 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/26 Awarded year: 1979/80

Maurice Henry Hamilton

Maurice Henry Hamilton was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a house fire at Coonamble on the 7th July 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/18 Awarded year: 1979/80

Catherine Mary Griffith

Catherine Mary Griffith was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving surf at Dalmeny on the 5th January 1980.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/17a Awarded year: 1979/80

Stephen James Smith

Stephen James Smith was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving surf at Dalmeny on the 5th January 1980.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/17 Awarded year: 1979/80

Stephen Charles Myhill

Stephen Charles Myhill was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving sea at Point Plomer on the 19th January 1980.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/25a Awarded year: 1979/80

Kim James Cooper

Kim James Cooper was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving sea at Point Plomer on the 19th January 1980.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/25 Awarded year: 1979/80

Sergeant 2nd Class Kenneth Robert Hodges

Sergeant 2nd Class Kenneth Robert Hodges was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a building fire at Bega on the 2nd September 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/16a Awarded year: 1979/80

William Donald Wagg

William Donald Wagg was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a building fire at Bega on the 2nd September 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/16 Awarded year: 1979/80

David John O'Grady

David John O'Grady was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving surf at Stanwell Park on the 10th October 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/15 Awarded year: 1979/80

Max Allen Gillard

Max Allen Gillard was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a caravan fire at Griffith on the 17th November 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/14 Awarded year: 1979/80

Peter Anthony Le Breton

Peter Anthony Le Breton was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving surf at Garie Beach on the 10th October 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/13 Awarded year: 1979/80

Douglas Clive Brunskill

Douglas Clive Brunskill was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving an aircraft fire at Forest Hill on the 18th September 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/12 Awarded year: 1979/80

Gregory McDonald

Gregory McDonald was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving surf at Cronulla on the 23rd June 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/11 Awarded year: 1979/80

George Hamilton Perkins Greenough

George Hamilton Perkins Greenough was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving sea at Ballina Skennars Head via on the 26th August 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/10 Awarded year: 1979/80

Henrik Willem Peters

Henrik Willem Peters was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a vehicle fire at Dapto on the 13th June 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/09 Awarded year: 1979/80

Ambulance Officer Baden Ralph Steel

Ambulance Officer Baden Ralph Steel was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a vehicle collision at Gloucester on the 20th July 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/08 Awarded year: 1979/80

Able Seaman Anthony John McLeod

Able Seaman Anthony John McLeod was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a suicide, rescue at Watsons Bay The Gap on the 21st August 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/07 Awarded year: 1979/80

Barry James Sinclair

Barry James Sinclair was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a house fire at Dundas on the 18th October 1978.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/06b Awarded year: 1979/80

John Joseph Norris

John Joseph Norris was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a house fire at Dundas on the 18th October 1978.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/06a Awarded year: 1979/80

Terry Norman Stephens

Terry Norman Stephens was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving a house fire at Dundas on the 18th October 1978.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/06 Awarded year: 1979/80

Douglas Harold Taylor

Douglas Harold Taylor was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving sea at Bateau Bay on the 5th March 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/05a Awarded year: 1979/80

Reginald Francis O'Grady

Reginald Francis O'Grady was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving sea at Bateau Bay on the 5th March 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/05 Awarded year: 1979/80

Senior Constable David Maurice King

Senior Constable David Maurice King was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving sea/rocks at Ballina Skennars Head via on the 22nd April 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/04b Awarded year: 1979/80

Alexander James Lang Willet

Alexander James Lang Willet was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving sea/rocks at Ballina Skennars Head via on the 22nd April 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/04a Awarded year: 1979/80

Steven George Jackson

Steven George Jackson was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving sea/rocks at Ballina Skennars Head via on the 22nd April 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/04 Awarded year: 1979/80

Senior Constable Paul Phillip Menzies

Senior Constable Paul Phillip Menzies was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle fire at Toongabbie on the 10th March 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/03a Awarded year: 1979/80

Senior Constable Brian Patrick Burgess

Senior Constable Brian Patrick Burgess was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle fire at Toongabbie on the 10th March 1979.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/03 Awarded year: 1979/80

Probationary Constable Paul Graham Warburton

Probationary Constable Paul Graham Warburton was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle fire at Enfield on the 8th December 1978.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/02c Awarded year: 1979/80

Probationary Constable Michael Ray

Probationary Constable Michael Ray was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle fire at Enfield on the 8th December 1978.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/02b Awarded year: 1979/80

Probationary Constable Garry James Nixon

Probationary Constable Garry James Nixon was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle fire at Enfield on the 8th December 1978.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/02a Awarded year: 1979/80

Probationary Constable George Greck

Probationary Constable George Greck was awarded a Certificate of Merit for actions involving a vehicle fire at Enfield on the 8th December 1978.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 1980/02 Awarded year: 1979/80

Senior Constable Allan Joseph Parry

Senior Constable Allan Joseph Parry was awarded a Bronze Medal for actions involving sea at Kurnell on the 23rd March 1979.

Bronze Medal Case number: 1980/01 Awarded year: 1979/80

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