Medal Box

Object number

LDVAL 2009.1.7

Date

c 1945

Description

Brown cardboard box which contains the five medals awarded to Mr G. Hagon for his service in WWII.
Mr G. Hagon lived in Alibon Road Dagenham Essex, and was born 29th November 1903 and died 1970. Mr Hagon worked at the docks and lived in Canning Town, he later moved to Dagenham when his house was bombed. Mr Hagon fought under an unknown infantry and then went onto be involved with Reme Recovery. His bases included the desert, Italy and then finally Germany.

Physical description

Cardboard dispatch box containing medals. Obverse shows a brown paper label with delivery information and the reverse has a similar label with Mr Hagons address hand written and the post stamp.

Condition

Good

Type

Medal Box

Size

Whole Depth: 28mm
Whole width: 58mm
Whole length: 83mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Inscription

Typescript Array Lid Label: In the event of non-delivery/ return to the address below/t which any enquiry/ regarding th econtents of/ this packet should also be/ directed.Officer i/c.,/ R>E>M>E 7 R>A>V>C> Records,/2a, Tichborne Street,/ Leicester.
Written Array Underside of lid: Mr G. Hagon/ 89 Alibon Road/ Dagenham/ 25/29 Essex.

Alternative reference

Entry nimber 1517 (2010-01-08)

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Metadata
Start datec 1945
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMedal Box
Collection typeEphemera