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Civil Servants medals - MBE

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millefille

millefille Report 16 Jun 2008 15:52

Keith, I am so, so sorry that I didn't thank you for finding this for me before. Somehow I overlooked it in the excitement of updating my records.
It does mean a lot to me as I remember this grandad who died when I was 7, and I am very grateful. I thought I had searched all the Lodon Gazettes but either I was doing it wrong or somehow missed this one.
The award was as a member of the civil division of the most excellent order of the British empire and it was an MBE - I went back through the pages, but I also have the letter from Buck house but it doesn't contain dates, what for etc,
Thanks again,
Sandra

Keith

Keith Report 26 Feb 2007 08:51

I think he received a O.B.E. Issue 38311 4th June 1948, page 17 Thomas Frederick MOORE, Esq., Superintendent, Mercantile Marine Office Stores, Ministry of Transport. Keith

millefille

millefille Report 26 Feb 2007 08:03

can anyone tell me how to find out whenand why my grandfather got the MBE? I don't know when it was awarded to Thomas Frederick Moore apart from it was unable to be presented by King George either due to the war or the King's illness. I tried the London Gazette but couldb't find it. Any ideas? Thanks