Civil Defence Corps Transfer

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Date:1939 - 1945 (c.)

Description:Civil Defence Corps colour transfer attached to a square of paper. The transfer is circular and is printed in yellow, blue, red and gold with the emblem of the Civil Defence Corps: a lion with a crown above. 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.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4705.2011.7.1 (70/28969)

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