Service medals

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.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
service medals
Simple Name
Full Name
service medals, miniatures
Period Classification
World War II (1939-1945); Modern (1945-)
Family Group

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

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