County: South Yorkshire
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 15/11/1902
Number issued: 1


Gold medal, suitably inscribed, to:

1st Bn. York & Lancaster Regiment (Reserve) –
7021 Corporal George Arthur BROADBENT

Presentation made by Councillor A.E. Allott, in the Wombwell Congregational Schoolroom.

Subscribed for by fellow members of the Wombwell and District Cage Bird Association.



South Yorkshire Times, 21st November 1902

Wombwell and District Cage Bird Association.

The members held their second annual exhibition in the Wombwell Congregational Schoolroom, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15. Councillor Swallow and Councillor S.W.S. Taylor performed the opening ceremony on Friday. Councillor Swallow expressed his surprise with the exhibition and congratulated the society on their undertaking. On Saturday, the Rector of Darfield (Rev A.E. Sorby) and Councillor A.E. Allott, opened the exhibition. Before the proceedings commenced a presentation was made to Corporal G.A. BROADBENT, who has recently returned from South Africa as a volunteer, by Councillor Allott, on behalf of the society. The present consisted of a gold medal, suitably inscribed.