Boy Scout Association Bronze Cross awarded to G F W Keen in 1940

Made:
1940 in London
maker:
Collins

Medal, bronze, with red ribbon, Boy Scout Association Bronze Cross (the Boy Scout's Victoria Cross), "For Gallantry", depicting Boy Scouts emblem and motto "Be prepared" on obverse. Inscribed on reverse "G F W Keen 4-9-1940". Scoutmaster George Frederick Wm Keen, 9th Farnham (Tongham) Group was awarded the Bronze Cross for his gallantry in saving from destruction, with the help of volunteers he had called for, an ammunition train which had been bombed during a raid at Tongham, August 1940. Awarded 4th September 1940.

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Category:
Coins and Medals
Object Number:
1996-7807
Materials:
bronze, textile
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Marsden, George
status:
Permanent collection

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