Clubs & Members

SLSWA Life Members

Surf Life Saving WA Life Membership is the most prestigious honour presented to surf club members.

Life Members are those who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, leadership and passion for their surf clubs and the surf life saving movement overall. Each year, SLSWA Life Membership is awarded to deserving winners at the Surf Life Saving WA Awards of Excellence.

First Name Last Name Year Inducted
Leslie LeQuesne* 1927
James (Jim) Paton OBE* 1930
Ivor Birtwistle OBE* 1938
Rex Gatherer* 1939
Laurance Gadsdon* 1941
Daniel (Dan) White OAM* 1946
Carl Bader* 1946
Edward (Ted) Jaggard OAM* 1948
Michael (Mick) Becher OAM* 1949
Alfred Peacock* 1950
Alexander (Alex) Prior* 1951
Ray Elliot* 1951
Theodore (Frederick) Haywood MBE* 1952
Albert Marks* 1956
Reginald (Reg) Meadmore* 1956
Thomas Johnstone* 1956
Donald (Don) Molyneux* 1961
James (Jim) Hatchett 1963
Kevin Riley MBE JP* 1963
Frederick (Fred) Thorne* 1964
Cecil (Cec) Addison* 1965
Ralph (Barney) Peacock* 1966
Donald Morrison OAM* 1969
Eric Hofmaster* 1969
Geoffrey Brown OAM 1969
Reg Trigg OBE* 1972
John Trethowan 1974
William (Bill) Summers* 1974
Clive Jarrott* 1975
David Blackley 1975
Ivan Anderton 1975
Warren Somerford* 1975
Ronald Bennett JP 1979
Neal Lamb* 1979
Ian Scott OAM 1983
Graham Russell* 1985
William Gaynor OAM 1985
Denis Smith 1987
Dennis Rose 1987
Guy Castieau* 1987
Peter Wall* 1988
David Clark ESM 1989
Peter Bermingham OAM* 1989
Robert Howard OAM 1990
Edwin Jaggard OAM 1991
Richard Roberts OAM* 1991
John Somers* 1992
Frank Parlevliet 1993
Roy Becker 1993
Allan Porteus 1994
Michael Cook 1994
Bob Blake OAM 1995
Colin Cook 1995
William Robertson 1996
Ian McRae 1997
John Griffiths* 1997
Raymond Redfern* 1997
Sid Marshall 1998
Robert Welch OAM 2000
Wilhelmus Amesz 2000
Dot Shearer* 2001
John King OAM 2002
Jean Burling OAM 2003
W.H. Read* 2003
Walter Fry OAM 2003
Barry Olson 2004
Evan (BRYN) Jones 2004
Ian Vilkson 2004
John Kitts 2004
Kingsley Smith 2004
Anthony Snelling 2005
Frank Senior 2007
Gary Clark 2007
Trevor Maybank 2007
Anne-Marie Widermanski 2008
David Somers 2008
Joseph Knight-Smith 2008
Larry Tilbury 2008
Allen Smith OAM 2009
Carol Gibbs 2010
Gail King 2010
Norman Gibbs 2010
John McCourt 2011
Kenneth Jenner 2011
George Mumford 2013
John Wright 2013
Pamela Shipway 2013
Ric Buist 2013
Leigh Buchan 2014
Mark  Irwin 2015
Murray Thornton 2016

* Deceased

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