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Daily Herald Order of Industrial Heroism medal

Date: 1958

Media: bronze

Size: 42 x 70 mm

Acquired: 2011; Gift

Accession Number: 2011.63/1

Presented to Mr J. Arthur Jones who, with Mr William J. Read (who was also awarded a medal), attempted to rescue John Cureton from a roof fall at Tirpentwys Colliery on 13th February 1958.


Joe Cribb
5 June 2016, 19:55
Medal designed by Eric Gill 1923, engraved by George Friend, made by Pinches.

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