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Stolen BEM

Posted on Fri, 3 May 2013 by Phil Mussell - General News, Medal News

On Thursday 2 May 2013, a British Empire Medal awarded to Vernon Harold Sellwood for bravery in the Auxiliary Fire Service in 1941 was stolen from the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth. His name is engraved along the edge of the medal. Any information relating to this theft would be gratefully received. Please contact either Andrew Whitmarsh at the D-Day Museum on 023 9282 6722, or Crimestoppers (crime reference number 44130158291). Thank you.