Carnegie Hero Fund Medal

Made:
1965

Carnegie Hero Fund medal, bronze 1965. Awarded posthumously to Driver Wallace Oakes ('Wally' Oakes) in 1965. Circular. Front reads: HE SERVES GOD BEST WHO MOST NOBLY SERVES HUMANITY. Verso: PRESENTED BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE CARNEGIE HERO FUND.Outer edge inscribed: WALLACE A OAKES, WHEELOCK HEATH, CHESHIRE 5TH/12TH JUNE 1965.

On display

National Railway Museum: Search Engine Exhibition Area

If you are visiting to see this object, please contact us in advance to make sure that it will be on display.

Details

Category:
Coins and Medals
Object Number:
2017-7166/1
type:
medal

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.