Mine Clearance Service badge: V Powell, Royal Navy

Accession Number RELAWM16942
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Brass; Silver
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Oval-shaped Mine Clearance Service Badge showing a depiction of a floating sea mine within a laurel wreath. Surmounted by an Imperial crown and at the base a scroll with 'MINE CLEARANCE SERVICE'. The badge is backed by a thin oval sheet of brass attached wth split pins.

History / Summary

This badge, worn on the lower sleeve, was awarded to Royal Navy sailor, V Powell, for minesweeping services, in 1919.