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  • Dickin medal

    Dickin medal

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 3546

    'Rex' was awarded the Dickin medal on 25 April 1945 for outstanding bravery in rescuing bomb victims, by finding them beneath debris. The Dickin Medal was an award originated by Mrs Dickin, founder of the animal charity, the PDSA -The People...

  • War Medal (1939-1945)

    War Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 3707

    Second World War campaign medal awarded to Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire. For recipient's full biographical details see OMD 3700. One of a bar of 10 medals, OMD 3700-3709.

  • Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 3706

    Second World War campaign medal awarded to Group Captain G L Cheshire. For recipient's full biographical details see OMD 3700. One of a bar of 10 medals, OMD 3700-3709.

  • George Cross & GC

    George Cross & GC

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint 1940

    OMD 5423

    George Cross awarded to Joan Daphne Mary Pearson (26 May 1911-25 July 2000), the first woman to be decorated for gallantry in the Second World War.

  • Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 5424

    Defence medal awarded to Joan Daphne Mary Pearson (26 May 1911-25 July 2000), the first woman to be decorated for gallantry in the Second World War.

  • War Medal (1939-1945)

    War Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 5425

    War Medal to Joan Daphne Mary Pearson (26 May 1911-25 July 2000), the first woman to be decorated for gallantry in the Second World War.