County: County Durham
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 23/08/1902
Number issued: 3
Gold alberts & medals, suitably inscribed, to:
Imperial Yeomanry (unknown company) –
???? Trooper Henderson BROWN (no record found)
2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards (Reserve) –
2327 Private William Coupland OSBORNE
74th Battery, Royal Field Artillery (Reserve) –
73070 Gunner Humphrey COVERDALE
Presentation made by Mr R. Fenwick, at the Ship Inn, Blackhall Mill.
Medals "bearing a suitable inscription, which set forth that the gifts were presented by the people of Hamsterley and district".
Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 25th August 1902
On Saturday evening there was a large gathering at the Ship Inn, Blackhall Mill, on the occasion of a presentation to three men who have recently returned from the front, viz.: – Trooper Henderson BROWN, I.Y., Private Wm. OSBORNE, Grenadier Guards, and Gunner H. COVERDALE, 75th [sic] Battery, R.F.A. Mt R. Fenwick presided, and made the presentations, handing to each of the men a gold albert, with gold medal attached, bearing a suitable inscription, which set forth that the gifts were presented by the people of Hamsterley and district.