3 edition of Medals for saving life on railroads by extreme daring. found in the catalog.
Medals for saving life on railroads by extreme daring.
United States. Congress. House
|Other titles||Life-saving medals for heroism on railroads|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce|
|The Physical Object|
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Lifesaving medals because it only authorized medals for those who, "by extreme daring, endanger their own lives," whereas the Silver Lifesaving Medal could be awarded to a person who makes a signal exertion" in rescuing the shipwrecked or saving a person from Size: KB. The Medal "For Saving Life" (Ukrainian: Медаль «За врятоване життя») is a medal of Ukraine presented for saving human life, acts of charity, humanistic and other activities in public health, and accident prevention.
The medal was established 20 May by presidential decree № Appearance. The Medal "For Saving Life" is circular, made of silver, and 32 Eligibility: Ukrainian and foreign citizens. In Congress passed the Medals of Honor Act (Public Act No.
98, approved Februentitled “An Act to Promote the Security of Travel Upon railroads Engaged in Interstate Commerce, and to Encourage the Saving of Life," but known by the short title, "Medals of Honor Act").Seller Rating: % positive.
History. A British Sea Gallantry Medal for saving life was authorized in Twenty years later in the United States the Gold and Silver Lifesaving Medals were first authorized in an Act (18 Stat43rd Congress) that furthered the United States Life-Saving Secretary of the Treasury was directed, among other provisions of the act, to create "medals of honor", to be Country: United States.
as “Record of Medals Awarded, –” (ARC Identifier ).* These records are part of Records of the U.S. Coast Guard, Record Group (RG) BACKGROUND Life-Saving Medals were first authorized by an act of J (18 Stat. ), which established a first- and second-class lifesaving medal to be bestowed “upon any.
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Life Saving MedalThe Life Saving Medal recognition award medal is available with your choice of a neck ribbon, or a short drape style ribbon, choice of center seal, as well as the medal finish. An award to be proud of. The medal comes with a black " by " velour. "The Gold Lifesaving Medal may be awarded to an individual who performed a rescue or attempted rescue at the risk of his or her own life, and demonstrates extreme and heroic daring.
The Silver Lifesaving Medal may be awarded to an individual who performed a rescue or attempted rescue where the circumstances do not sufficiently distinguish the. Established on Jthe Gold Lifesaving Medal honors individuals, military or civilian, who rescue a person from water-related hazards such as drowning or shipwreck.
To qualify, the rescue must occur in waters under U.S. jurisdiction, or one of the rescuers must either be a United States citizen or be operating from a vessel operated.
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