Service medals

Description
These are the miniature service medals of FS Bell, Captain of HMS Exeter during the Battle of the River Plate in 1939. This was the first major naval battle in the Second World War, during which HMS Exeter was severely damaged.
Accession Loan No.
288/1976
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
service medals
Simple Name
medal
Full Name
service medals, miniatures
Period Classification
World War II (1939-1945); Modern (1945-)
Family Group

Material
metal; textile
Collector / Excavator
Bell, F S, Captain
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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