Awards 2002

A list of those whose outstanding voluntary work has been recognised by the award of the Order of Mercy is announced annually on 30th March, the anniversary of the founding of the League. A list appears in the London Gazette on the weekday nearest to that date and also on this web site.

Sir Robert Balchin (President) and the Trustees of the League of Mercy have announced that the Badge of the Order of Mercy for distinguished voluntary work is to be conferred upon the following:

Mrs Dorothy Bartram (Friends of Chiswick Lodge, London)
Mrs Fiona Beresford (League of Friends, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford)
Mrs Greta Bowie (The League of Friends, Maud Hospital, Scotand)
Mrs Doreen Brown (St Gemma's Hospice, Leeds)
Mrs Lesly Bruce-Watson (The Monday Luncheon Club, Devon)
Mrs Penny Burke (Countess Mountbatten House (Hospice), Southampton)
Mrs Madge Crawford (SSAFA, Chester)
Mr Roger Cresswell (The League of Friends of Wanstead and Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex)
Mrs Margaret Currie (SSAFA)
Mrs Mavis Curry (League of Friends of the Ainwick Hospital, Northumberland)
Dr Bhagabat Das MBE (Indian Senior Citizens Centre, Manchester)
Mrs Eileen Davies (Brunelcare, Bristol)
The Rt. Hon Viscountess Falmouth (Friends for the Royal Cornwall Hospital)
Mrs Maureen Ford (Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, Hertfordshire)
Mr Peter Green (Attend)
Mr Bernard Hewitt (The League of Friends, South Warwickshire Mental Health Services)
Dr Jean Macheath (Community Care Communication, Suffolk)
Mrs Rita Pratley (League of Friends of Chipping Norton & War Memorial Hospital)
Mrs Jane Reid (Friends of Insch Hospital, Scotland)
Mrs Sheilah Roberts (The League of Friends of Monmouth General Hospital, Wales)
Mrs Loveday Russell (Befrienders International)
Mr William Saunders (The Good Companions of Holywell Hospitals, Wales)
Mrs Irene Ann Taylor (Friends of Sunnyside Hospital and Montrose Royal Infirmary, Scotland)
Mrs Meg Thomas J.P. D.L. (Bristol Drugs Project)

The Companion's Badge (for services to the League of Mercy) is to be conferred upon;
Mr Edward Lawrence, Professor John Spiers and Professor Alan Roberts OBE, TD.


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