Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant
A Second World War B.E.M. awarded to Miss M. W. Dobson, Civil Defence
British Empire Medal, Civil, E.II.R. (Miss Mary Wheeler Dobson), on ladies' bow riband, nearly extremely fine, in card box of issue
B.E.M. London Gazette 4 January 1943:
'Chief Woman Warden, Civil Defence Wardens Service, Birkenhead'.
Mary Wheeler Dobson, who lived at Dorincourt, Talbot Road, Oxton, served as the Chief Woman Air Raid Warden and was appointed a Justice of the Peace for Birkenhead in November 1945 (Liverpool Evening Express, refers).
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