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Medallion presented to Frank Beaurepaire by SLSA of NSW for rescuing a shark attack victim at Coogee Beach in 1922

Australian Sports Museum

Australian Sports Museum
East Melbourne, Australia

Medallion presented to Frank Beaurepaire by the S.L.S.A. of N.S.W. in 1922 for aiding in the rescue of a shark attack victim at Coogee Beach. Obverse depicts a man being crowned with a laurel wreath and text in legend reads "MERITORIUS AWARD / THE SURF LIFE SAVING ASSOCIATION OF N.S.W.". Reverse features a map of Australia and wreath. Inscription reads "FRANK DE BEAUREPAIRE / NORTH BONDI SURF L.S. CLUB / AT COOGEE / 25.2.1922".

Details

  • Title: Medallion presented to Frank Beaurepaire by SLSA of NSW for rescuing a shark attack victim at Coogee Beach in 1922
  • Date Created: 1922
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 32 W: 32 D: 3mm
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire.
  • Medium: Silver

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