War Medal found in a field in Pittenweem

Alexander Whyte, a 50-year-old detectorists from St Monans found   a local person’s warmedal.

Mr Alexander Whyte found the medal with a metal detector near to where the former Pittenweem Railway Station would have been. He thinks that the medal may date back to either World War I or II.

The medal is inscribed with ‘The Britsh Red Cross Service’ and the letters which appear to spell ‘galed’ – assumed to be the recipient’s surname, or part of it. It’s however unclear what the medal is for, as the British Red Cross doesn’t keep a full record.

Mr  Whyte  would like to return the found medal to its owner and is asking anyone who can help to contact him.

War Medal Pittenweem

Read more at:

http://www.fifetoday.co.uk/

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s