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Medal and a ribbon bar pin awarded by the British Boy Scouts to a Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1989.243.71 a-b

Medal badge awarded by the British Boy Scouts Association to a Ernest Heppner, a Jewish refugee in Shanghai. Created by the British Boy Scouts Association, circa 1945, Shanghai, China. It was awarded by the British Red Cross because of his direct (bed to bed) blood transfusion to a British woman. The transfusion saved her life.

Date
1941-1945
Language
English
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Badges
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ernest G. Heppner
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:56
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