WW2 1939 – 1945 (2)

War Savings Plaques 1939 - 1944
Title War Savings Plaques
Date 1943 – 1944
Location Yeadon
Photo ID V56
Comment Two plaques awarded to Aireborough during the Second World War, previously kept at Micklefield House until the early 1990s, when the Council offices were renovated and became a “One-Stop-Shop” The plaque on the left has the heading: “Per Ardua Ad Astra” — “Through Adversity to the Stars” “War Savings Campaign 1943 Presented by the Air Ministry In Recognition of Successful Achievement in Wings For Victory Week” The plaques are made of hard plastic or Bakelite, the Military plaque on the right is headed: “For Freedom” and has an image of a soldier with a rifle. “War Savings Campaign 1944 Presented by the War Office In Recognition of Successful Achievement in Salute the Soldier Week”
War Savings Plaques 1943/44

A698 – War Savings Plaques, 1943/44.

War Savings Plaques – 1943/44

As above.

War Savings Plaques 1943/44

A699 – War Savings Plaques, 1943/44.

War Savings Plaques – 1943/44

As above.

ID Tags 1939/1945

CH115 – Identity Tags, 1939/1945.

Identity Tags – 1939/1945

Two identity tags which belonged to Flight Lieutenant Horace Ashworth of Yeadon, who served in the RAF.

Donated by Carlo Harrison.

Medal List 1945

CH112 – Medal List, 1939/1945.

Medal List & Medals – 1945

A list of Campaign Stars, Clasps and Medals awarded for service during the Second World War.

Medal Award List 1945

CH113 – Medal List, 1939/1945.

Medal List & Medals – 1945

A list of Medals, the 3 awarded to Horace Ashworth, have been marked.

1945 Medals

CH114 – Medals, 1939/1945.

Medal List & Medals – 1945

Three Medals with ribbons which were awarded to Horace Ashworth of Yeadon (married to Olive Harrison, aunt of Carlo Harrison). On the left is the 1939-1945 War Medal, in the centre the France and Germany Star, on the right a Defence Medal.

Donated by Carlo Harrison.

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Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 13 October 2021.
Last updated: 13 October 2021.

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