William Laws: Royal Humane Society

Royal Humane Society casebook entry for 23 September 1930. Case No 50471 records how William Laws, Captain of the South London Swimming Club, saved Mrs E Cinnatti from drowning in the Thames at Sonning on 6 July 1930. Another man had already failed to save her but then Laws swam 70 yards to bring her to shore. She had suffered a heart attack. Laws was nominated for an award by fellow SLSC member, Charles Roskilly, and received a Vellum Certificate. The original RHS casebooks are held by the London Metropolitan Archives.

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Date of origination  ? 23/09/1930
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Submitted by Janet Smith
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Tags 1930s, William Laws, Charles Roskilly, Royal Humane Society
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