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Name: DAWSON, Stanley Russell

Award: Bravery Medal

The Bravery Medal is only awarded for acts of bravery in hazardous circumstances.

Post-nominal: BM

Date granted: 12 September 1980

State: SA

Suburb: WOODVILLE WEST

Postcode: 5011

Country: Australia

Citation:

BRAVERY MEDAL 10 DECEMBER 1980. ON 16 MARCH 1980, CHIEF INSPECTOR DAWSON DISPLAYED CONSIDERABLE BRAVERY BY APPROACHING A MENTALLY DERANGED MAN, WHO WAS THREATENING TO IGNITE HIS HOME AFTER DOWSING IT WITH 8 GALLONS OF PETROL, LATER EXTINGUISHING THE MATCH