PRESENTATION OF MEDALS FOR GALLANTRY

BUCKINGHAM PALACE, DEC. 16---The King this morning decorated the following with medals for acts of gallantry on land and at sea as stated against their names:---

BOARD OF TRADE MEDALS

Lieutenant David Blair, R.N.R., first officer of the steamship Majestic, of Liverpool, silver medal, for gallantry in jumping overboard in the North Atlantic Ocean on May 6, 1913, in an attempt to rescue a trimmer, who was, however, picked up by a boat which, under Mr. Blair's direction, reached the man first.

Related Biographies:

David Blair

Relates to Ship:

Majestic (1890)

Acknowledgements

Mark Baber

Citation

Encyclopedia Titanica (2008) PRESENTATION OF MEDALS FOR GALLANTRY (The Times, Wednesday 17th December 1913, ref: #7771, published 28 July 2008, generated 1st October 2020 12:50:28 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/david-blair-decorated-kings-medal-gallantry.html