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A 31-year-old Shebbear mother learned from the Gazette this week that the Royal Humane Society is to present her with an award.

1973 Moast Shebbear

Mrs Jennifer Moast, of Battle Down, Shebbear, had not heard officially of the award when the Gazette telephoned her with the news.
Capt S Gorrell, of Northam, who brought to the notice of the authorities Mrs Moast’s action, was given news of the award in a letter from the Royal Humane Society.
The full Gazette article is dated 5 January 1973

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