Display Number:  1407  
Name:  Sweetman  B
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Mr Sweetman served in the Home Guard in the United Kingdom in the Second World War and was awarded the Defence Medal.


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Medal Description (Left to Right):  
  • The Defence Medal (With Home Guard Badge Attached) - Awarded to British military and civilian personnel for a range of service in the United Kingdom, and to British, British Commonwealth and British Colonial personnel who served outside their home countries in a non-operational area or in an area subject to threat such as air attack. The centre of the ribbon is flame coloured, and the edges are green, symbols of the enemy attacks on Great Britain. Two black stripes represent the blackout in Great Britain.