Those below are some of the people who have recently received awards from the Society for outstanding bravery
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David Kelly Stanhope Gold Medal
David Kelly has been awarded the Stanhope Medal 2012 for his outstanding bravery in saving the life of James Young, who had fallen under a Docklands Light Railway train at West Silvertown, on the evening of 18th May 2012.
Jo Cosser of Avon & Somerset Constabulary was awarded the Royal Humane Society’s Bronze Medal for her outstanding bravery in saving the life of a woman trapped in her first floor flat by a fire on 8th September 2012. The Committee later assessed this as the most courageous action by a police officer during 2012