Commemorative case to contain roll of honour books for WW1 and WW2

Wall mounted case, oak, carved "These Books Record The Names of the Railway Personnel Who Fell in The Great Wars 1914-1918 1939-1945, Their Name Liveth For Evermore". The case now contains framed photograph, two wooden crosses, Victory Medal, Memorial plaque with parchment scroll, 1914-1915 Star and British War Medal awarded to Private John William Copeland, Northumberland Fusiliers who was killed in action at Passchendaele Ridge on November 16th 1917.

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commemorative case
BRB (Residuary) Ltd

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