Commemorative medal in a case for the 100th anniversary of the bombing of the Upper North Street School in Poplar, killing 18 children, on 13 June 1917

Production date
2017

Description
Commemorative medal in a case for the 100th anniversary of the bombing of the Upper North Street School in Poplar, killing 18 children, on 13 June 1917. The bomb was dropped by a German aeroplane. The commemoration and service, held on 15 June 2017, was attended by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The British Red Cross participated in the event by having a heritage display stand with historical items from the handling collection in relation to the First World War. The medal was given to Alasdair Brooks, Heritage Manager, for participating in the event. Other participants of the event were also given the medal.
Collection type
Objects
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Associated person and role
Elizabeth (b.1926)
Associated date
1914-1919
1926
Accession number
3205

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