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20th Century Commemorative Medal, Birmingham Safety First Council/W Newman

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1996N5
Collection:Coins & Medals

Maker Information

Manufacturer:A S & Co - View history


First located at 27 Paradise Street, Birmingham in 1925, the Birmingham Safety First Council had T Hawkins as it's Honourary Secretary. By 1933 the Council had moved to 76 Lionel Street, Birmingham and in Cornish's Birmingham Year book 1939-40, the address of the Safety First Council is listed as 57 Queen's College Chambers, Paradise Street. It's President was listed as the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, and the Honourary Secretary as Major Vernon Brooke OBE. This medal was awarded for the safe driving of a cart.

Presented by Reverend G Richardson, 1996.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Place of Origin:England

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Diameter:28 mm