Albert Medal Recipients

The following data is compiled from various sources, most notably the LONDON GAZETTE and the book "HEROIC ENDEAVOUR"

 by Major (Ret'd) D.V. Henderson. G.M. (ISBN 0 903754 39 8)

The list only shows recipients, with one exception, who were engaged in mining activities at the time of their heroic deed. 

NAME, OCCUPATION, LOCATION, CLASS, DATE

ABLETT, George., Collier. Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

BAYNHAM, Charles., Collier. Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

BEITH, William., Mechanical Engineer (Harrison's Navigation)., Tynewydd Colliery., 1st Class, 11th April 1877

CHETWYND, Charles., Collier. Baddesley Colliery., 1st Class, 2nd May 1882

CHETWYND, Joseph., Collier. Baddesley Colliery., 2nd Class, 2nd May 1882

CLARK, Ambrose., Foreman Sinker. Rotherham Main., 2nd Class, 7th July 1891

CROOK, John., Manager. Agecroft Colliery., 1st Class, 18th June 1885

DAVID, Edward., Collier (Hafod Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

DAVIES, David., Colliery Owner (Pewihiwfer Colliery), Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

DAVIES, Henry., Collier. Abercarn Colliery., 1st Class, 11th September 1878

DAVIES, Thomas Gattrych., Colliery Manager (Tyalacoch Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

DAY, Charles., Collier. Baddesley Colliery., 1st Class, 2nd May 1882

DODD, William., Under Manager. Diglake Colliery., 1st Class, 14th January 1895

DRABBLE, Robert., Sinker, Rotherham Main., 2nd Class, 7th July 1891

EVANS, David., Colliery Manager (Ferndale, Rhondda), Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

HARRIS, John., Mason. Abercarn Colliery., 1st Class, 11th September 1878

HARRIS, Lewis., Collier. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1878

HERBERT, Thomas., Pumpman. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1888

HIGSON, George., Fireman. Clifton Hall Colliery., 2nd Class, 18th June 1885

HINDLEY, George., Blacksmith. Clifton Hall Colliery., 2nd Class, 18th June 1885

HOPKINS, Richard., Collier (Ynisher Colliery), Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

HOWELL, John William., Collier (Ynisher Colliery), Tynewydd Colliery., 1st Class, 11th April 1877

HOWELLS, Richard., Overman, Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

HUGHES, Frank., Diver. East Extension Mine, W. Australia., 2nd Class, 19th March 1907

JONES, David., Colliery Manager (Cymmer Level, Rhondda)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

JONES, John., Miner. Blackwood, Monmouthshire., 2nd Class, 13th May 1913 (Not a mining incident, Jones saved a boy who fell from a platform at Pontypool Road Railway Station).

JONES, Thomas., Colliery Owner (Ynisher Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

LEWIS, Henry., Colliery Manager (Energlen Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

MANLEY, Aaron., Pit Carpenter. Clifton Hall Colliery., 2nd Class, 18th June 1885

MARSH, Frederick Samuel., Certified Colliery Manager., Baddesley Colliery., 2nd Class, 2nd May 1882

MORGAN, Charles., Collier. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1878

MORGAN, William., Collier. (Hafod Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

MORRIS, William., Collier. Baddesley Colliery., 2nd Class, 2nd May 1882

MOSELEY, Miles., Overman. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1878

MOTTRAM, Thomas Henry., Certified Colliery Manager., Baddesley Colliery., 2nd Class, 2nd May 1882

NICHOLLS, Edward., Miner. Lake View Consols Mine, W. Australia., 2nd Class, 18th April 1905

OATRIDGE, Charles., Collier. Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

PARKINSON, Charles., Fireman. Clifton Hall Colliery., 2nd Class, 18th June 1885

PICKERING, William., Collier. Baddesley Colliery., 2nd Class, 2nd May 1882

PREEN, Charles., Collier. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1878

PRIDE, Isaac., Collier (Llwyncelyn). Tynewydd Colliery., 1st Class, 11th April 1877

REES, David., Fireman. Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

SIMONS, William., Pumpman. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1878

SMALLMAN, Reuben., Mining Engineer. Baddesley Colliery., 1st Class, 2nd May 1882

SPRUCE, Samuel., Mining Engineer. Baddesley Colliery., 2nd Class, 2nd May 1882

STOKES, Arthur Henry., Inspector of Mines. Baddesley Colliery., 1st Class, 2nd May 1882

THOMAS, Daniel., Proprietor (Brythwynydd Colliery), Tynewydd Colliery., 1st Class, 11th April 1877

THOMAS, Edmund., Colliery Owner (Llwyncelyn), Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

THOMAS, Isaiah., Colliery Manager (Brythwynydd Colliery), Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

THOMAS, Rees., Collier (Penriwfer), Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

THOMAS, Thomas., Colliery Manager (Ynisher Collery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

THOMAS, William., Colliery Manager (Resolven, Neath)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

WALTERS, William., Collier. Abercarn Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th September 1878

WILLIAMS, John., Collier (Pontypridd Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

WILLIAMS, Robert., Collier (Dinas Isha Colliery)., Tynewydd Colliery., 2nd Class, 11th April 1877

WORRALL, Thomas., Underlooker. Clifton Hall Colliery., 1st Class, 18th June 1885