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Item ID# 2016.037.018
Object Name Pin, Military
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1945
Description A silver ribbon pin. The pin is rectangular in shape with a long narrow slot near the bottom edge. There are two small holes in the top corners. The pin at the back has a 'C' shaped clasp. The pin is used for securing the ribbon on military medals to be worn.
Provenance The pin belonged to Lincoln Edward Doll who was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force in the Second World War. He served as a navigator in the Lancaster Bombers and achieved rank of Flying Officer and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

In 1946, Lincoln returned to Southampton and re-opened his family's bakery. Later, he and his wife Margaret ran the Stedman's store for 30 years.
Dimensions W-1 L-3.6 cm
Search Terms / Places Military
Southampton
People Doll, Lincoln Edward