Decontamination Officer Identity Card

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Date:1939 - 1945 (c.)

Description:Borough of Royal Leamington Spa Decontamintation Officer Identity card. The card has a red cover with BOROUGH OF ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA embosed in gold. It belonged to Arthur James Smith.

Arthur James Smith was born in Bath on 13 May 1902. He moved to Leamington Spa in 1929. In 1938 he qualified as an Air Raid Precautions instructor. During the Second World War Mr Smith was Deputy Training Officer and Decontamination Offficer for Leamington Spa, Officer in Charge for South Warwickshire Civil Defence Equipment Repair Depot, Instructor and Examiner for L.A.R.P. certificates, and founder and chariman of the Local association of Civil Defence Instructors.


Donor ref:LEAMG : M4705.2011.2 (70/28964)

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