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Title: OBE medal in box
Item Name: Local Characters
Maker: Pinches, John

Description:

OBE medal in box. Silver with purple ribbon. Inscribed 'For God and the Empire'. Medal awarded to Harry Bellamy Coates of Station Road, Rawcliffe Bridge by Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding, Lord Harewood "for his prompitude on 18 3 1918 in averting an explosion while working in a munitions factory in Gretna." Medal made in London.


Year: 1920
Materials: silver; silk; card
Measurements: Diam:2.9cm, Box W:6.4cm, L:9.5cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (Goole) : M1727