APPLEDORE RNLI STATION

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Medals Awarded

Below are the list of medal awards, Silver, Bronze and Foreign medals. The date is the date of the service followed by the name of the recipient and the name of the casualty.

Silver Medals:

11.Sep.1829
Owen Nile Reardon Smith
DANIEL
    ditto
William Brinksmead
    ditto
    ditto
Philip Guy
    ditto
   
   
   
06.Mar.1833
Capt William Chapple
DELABOLE
   
   
   
24.Nov.1833
Mr Thomas Chapple
MARY ANNE
    ditto
Mr Thomas Tuckfield
    ditto
    ditto
Mr Henry Popam
    ditto
   
   
   
17.Dec.1833
Mr Thomas Burnard
ELIZABETH
   
   
   
29.Nov.1836
Thomas Day, Coxswain
HENRIETTA
   
   
   
17.Dec.1840
Mr Thomas Burnard (Second))
Services
   
   
   
24.Dec.1840
Capt Joshua Williams
NESS
   
   
   
23.Mar.1850
Capt Joshua Williams (Second)
DASHER
    ditto
Capt John Marshall
    ditto
 
   
   
   
04.Ape.1861
Joseph Cox, Coxswain
Services
   
   
   
21.Sep.1866
Capt Thomas Jones
WOOL PACKET
   
   
   
28.Dec.1868
Joseph Cox, Coxswain (Second)
PACE
    ditto
Joseph Cox, Coxswain (Third)
    ditto
    ditto
Joseph Cox Jnr, 2nd Coxswain
    ditto
    ditto
John Kelly
    ditto
   
   
   
15.Nov.1871
James Smallridge, Coxswain
NIGRETTA
   
   
   
08.Jan.1891
James Smallridge, Coxswain (Second)
Services
   
   
   
06.Aug.1891
Joseph Cox Jnr, Coxswain (Second)
Services
   
   
   
17.Nov.1962

Sydney Cann, Coxswain

GREEN RANGER

Bronze Medals:

11.Jan.1935 George Pow, 2nd Coxswain LEE BAY
     
18.Oct.1944 Sydney Cann, Coxswain PHEONIX 194
     
13.Nov.1949 Sydney Cann, Coxswain MONTE GURUGU
     
11.Sep.1964 John Bowden, 2nd Coxswain VOLUNTEER
     
01.Dec.1985 John Pavitt, 2nd Coxswain Helmsman on service, windsurfer
     
31.Mar.1994 Michael Bowden, Coxswain TORRIDGE WARRIOR
     
22.Jan.2005 Gary Stanbury, Helmsman KASAM
     

Foreign Medals:

       
28.Dec.1869 Joseph Cox (Coxswain) Austrian Silver Cross PACE
    ditto Joseph Cox Jnr       ditto
    ditto John Kelly       ditto
       
11.Sep.1964 Sydney Cann Spanish Silver Cross MONTE GURUGU
       

 

Footnotes :

Coxswain Sydney Cann was awarded the British Empire Medal in 1964. He retired in March 1965 after 53 years service, 32 as Coxswain.

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