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Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society Rewards

1970 - 1979

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11th March 1970

At a meeting of the Committee of the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society held at the Underwriters Room Exchange Buildings on the 11th. day of March 1970 It was resolved unanimously that the thanks of the Committee be presented to PC 313'A' Anthony Rex Carswell Liverpool and Bootle Constabulary for having with others courageously rescued about thirty children from a fire in a derelict warehouse in St. Anne Street at Liverpool on 30th. September 1969.

27th May 1970

At a Meeting of the Committee of the Liverpool Shipwreck & Humane Society held at the Underwriters Room, Exchange Buildings, Liverpool on the 27th day of May 1970, IT WAS RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY that the thanks of the Committee be presented to ROBERT WOOSEY, Pc. 73'C', Liverpool & Bootle Constabulary, for having, with the assistance of others, courageously rescued a man from a fire in a derelict house in Hatherley Street at Liverpool, on the 24th December 1969

The Society for the Protection of Life from Fire:

7th October 1970

This Certificate is Awarded to Police Sergeant Robert D. Callister in testimony of distinguished conduct while engaged in the rescue of life at a Fire on the 29th day of May 1970 at Flat 6(a), Stockbridge Lane, Huyton, near St. Helens, Lancashire

certificate of Robert D Callister - click to enlarge

 28th October 1970

At a meeting of the Committee of the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society it was resolved unanimously that the thanks of the Committee be presented to Constable 143G Christopher John Roderick together with the Society's Resuscitation Certificate for his promptitude and skill in successfully applying artificial respiration to a man overcome by coal gas poisoning after rescuing him from a gas filled kitchen in a flat in West derby Road, Liverpool on 20th April, 1970

10th Februay 1971

At a Meeting of the Committe of the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society held at the Society's Office Liverpool on the 10th day of February 1971 it was resolved unanimously that the thanks of the Committee be presented to Detective Sergeant 43 C.I.D. Henry Valentine Bullen, Liverpool & Bootle Constabulary, for having, with the assistance of others, courageously rescued a woman from drowning in the River Mersey, at the Pier Head, Liverpool, on 9th October, 1970

12th May 1971

Presented to  P.C 269'B' Jeffrey Allan MORRISH, Liverpool & Bootle Costabulary, for having, with the assistance of others, courageously rescued a man and woman from a fire in a dwellling house in St Hilda Street, at Liverpool on the 6th January, 1971

21st June 1972

At a Meeting of the Committe of the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society, held on the 21st. day of June 1972 it was resolved unanimously that the thanks of the Committee be presented to P.C. 2304, Anthony Peter Statham, Cheshire Constabulary together with the Soiciety's Resuscitation Certificate for his promptitued and skill in successfully applying artificial respiration to a man after having, with others, rescued him from drowning in the West Float, Rea's Wharf, Birkenhead, on the 27th. October, 1971

Tony Statham certificate - click to enlarge

11th May 1977

It was resolved unanimously that the thanks of the Committee be presented to Police Sergeant 3290 Frank Alan Bridge, Merseyside Police, together with the Society's Bronze General Medal, for having with another, climbed over 200 feet in near freezing conditions up a tower crane at Liverpool to rescue a man intent on taking his own life, on 14th January 1977

19th September 1977
 
To: Police Sergeant 2447 David Frederick Birch, Merseyside Police .
 
"I am directed by my Committee to convey to you their appreciation and thanks for your meritorious conduct on the 25th June 1977, when, with the assistance of others, you rescued a man who was endeavouring to take his own life by causing an explosion in a gas filled house, and who would no doubt have succeeded but for your very prompt and praiseworthy action."

24th October 1979

At a Meeting of the Committe of the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society held at the Society's Office Liverpool on the 24th day of October 1979 it was resolved unanimously that the thanks of the Committee be presented to Police Inspector 3388 Ian MacDonald, Merseyside Police together with the Society's Bronze General Medal for having, with others, courageously climbed over 150 ft up a crane on a building site in Liverpool and rescued a violent
man who continually threatened his safety on the 18th July 1979.

Ian MacDonald cerificate - click to enlarge

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