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For Those in Peril: Civil Decorations and Lifesaving Awards at the National Museums and Galleries of Wales ePub download

by Edward Besly

  • Author: Edward Besly
  • ISBN: 0720005469
  • ISBN13: 978-0720005462
  • ePub: 1748 kb | FB2: 1200 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Europe
  • Publisher: Llyfrau Amgueddfa Cymru/ National Museum Wales Books; illustrated edition edition (May 1, 2004)
  • Pages: 110
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For Those in Peril: Civil Decorations and Lifesaving Awards at the National Museums and Galleries of Wales ePub download

For Those in Peril book. lost their own lives to help 'those in peril'. Published January 1st 2004 by National Museum of Wales.

For Those in Peril book.

Edward Besley: FOR THOSE IN PERIL. CIVIL DECORATIONS AND LIFESAVING AWARDS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM & GALLERIES OF WALES, Cardiff, 2004, 110 pages, well illustrated throughout in color, card covers. New. Price SKU: 2728.

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com Product Description (ISBN 0720005469, Paperback). Civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museum & Galleries of Wales". This fascinating picture book recounts the events behind the awards, stories of astonishing courage shown by men, women and even children as they risked - and sometimes lost - their own lives to help 'those in peril'.

Availability In stock! Civil decorations and lifesaving awards. The stories behind civil medals and awards always reveal extraordinary courage. The awards commemorate gallantry shown at sea and on land, in fire, earthquake and, perhaps inevitably in Wales, disasters in the coal mines. Alongside these stories the fascinating history of the British civil awards system emerges.

civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museums . Published 2004 by National Museum of Wales in Cardiff Wales.

civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Published 2004 by National Museum of Wales in Cardiff. Exhibitions, Medals, National Museums & Galleries of Wales.

Only posthumous awards were made after 1949, and the Edward Medal (Industry) (1st class) has not been . For those in peril : civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales. p. 27. ISBN 0-7200-0546-9.

Only posthumous awards were made after 1949, and the Edward Medal (Industry) (1st class) has not been awarded since 1948. The Edward Medal was discontinued in 1971, when surviving recipients of the Edward Medal (along with holders of the Albert Medal) were invited to exchange their award for the George Cross. Nine (2 silver, 7 bronze) elected not to exchange their medals.

by Edward Besly · data of the paperback book For Those in Peril: Civil. details (United Kingdom). details (Spain - España). ISBN: 978-0-7200-0546-2. ISBN-10: 0-7200-0546-9.

Bastian was born at Barry, Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales on 30 March 1902. Besly, Edward (2004). For those in peril: civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museums & Galleries of Wales. National Museum Wales. In 1927, he first travelled to Canada. He joined the merchant navy and became an engineering officer. With the outbreak of the Second World War most British merchant shipping was organised into convoys, but German u-boats and surface raiders still inflicted considerable losses during the Battle of the Atlantic  .

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St Fagans National History Museum. The National Waterfront Museum in Swansea tells the human story of Welsh industry and innovation now, and over the past 300 years. With cutting-edge, interactive technology, the museum puts you in charge of the experience, allowing you to delve as deeply into the displays as you want. Run as a nonprofit charity, it also runs several outreach programmes that aim to help schools and the wider community.

For those in peril: civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museums & Galleries of Wales. The Albert Medal for Lifesaving was a British medal awarded to recognise the saving of life

For those in peril: civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museums & Galleries of Wales. ISBN 978-0-7200-0546-2. The Albert Medal for Lifesaving was a British medal awarded to recognise the saving of life. It has since been replaced by the George Cross; the Albert Medal was first instituted by a Royal Warrant on 7 March 1866 and discontinued in 1971 with the last two awards promulgated in the London Gazette of 31 March 1970 to the late First Officer Geoffrey Clifford Bye of Boolaroo, New South Wales, on 11 August 1970 to the late Kenneth Owen. McIntyre of Fairy Meadow, New South Wales, Australia.

"Civil decorations and lifesaving awards at the National Museum & Galleries of Wales". Commemorating extraordinary gallantry shown at sea and on land, in fires, earthquakes and industrial disasters. This fascinating picture book recounts the events behind the awards, stories of astonishing courage shown by men, women and even children as they risked - and sometimes lost - their own lives to help 'those in peril'. Alongside these stories the history of the British civil awards system emerges, including the Royal Humane Society, the RNLI and royal medals: the collection includes ten Albert Medals, five Edward Medals and three George Medals. This book brings to life one of the Museum's most captivating, and poignant, collections.
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