medal; award "Royal Life Saving Society"

Production date
1917
Description
Disc-shaped bronze medal. The obverse shows a swimmer saving a colleague and is embossed "THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY/ ESTABLISHED 1891". The reverse is embossed "QUEMOUNQUE MISERUM VIDERIS HOMINEM SCIAS/ AWARDED/ TO/ -S.MCCORQUODALE/ -JULY 1917".
Quemcunque miserum videris hominem scias translates as "Whomever you see in distress, recognise in them a fellow human being"
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Production date
1917
Signature & date
embossing:obverse:"THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY/ ESTABLISHED 1891"
embossing:reverse:"QUEMOUNQUE MISERUM VIDERIS HOMINEM SCIAS/ AWARDED/ TO/ -S.MCCORQUODALE/ -JULY 1917"
Associated date
Jul 1917
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:Dia 2.9cm (Dia 1 1/8")
Accession number
1991-063-037

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