Silver medallion presented to Frank Beaurepaire for the Award of Merit in 1910. Obverse features scene of a figure rescuing another from the sea. Loop attachment at top has broken off. 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 "F.E.J. BEAUREPAIRE 1910.".
0 - Whole: H: 29 W: 29 D: 2mm (H: 1 1/8 W: 1 1/8 D: 1/16")
Francis Beaurepaire; 13 May 1891; 29 May 1956
Royal Life Saving Society
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire