Silver medallion presented to Lily Beaurepaire for the Royal Life Saving Society Award of Merit, 1911. Obverse features scene of a figure rescuing another from the sea. Loop attachment at top. Text in legend reads "THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / THE AWARD OF MERIT". Reverse features seated woman holding a laurel wreath with a setting sun in the background. A scroll contains text that reads "AWARDED TO" followed by an engraved inscription "LILIAN [sic] BEAUREPAIRE 1911.".
0 - Whole: H: 29 W: 29 D: 2mm (H: 1 1/8 W: 1 1/8 D: 1/16")
Lily Beaurepaire; 15 Sep 1892; 24 Nov 1979
Royal Life Saving Society
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doreen Beaurepaire