Gallantry medal for James Clarkson - 1861

Made:
1861
maker:
Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway

Gallantry medal, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, 'Presented to James Clarkson, Engine Driver, for extraordinary vigilance and promptitude in stopping his Train near Chorley station on the 5th of July 1861, and thereby preventing a collision with another Train, which had been accidentally thrown off the line'. On maroon velvet ribbon. Overall: 88 mm x 41 mm x 4 mm.

Details

Category:
Coins and Medals
Object Number:
1983-7246
Materials:
silver plated and textile
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
British Rail, Clapham