An interesting British Empire Medal, GVI 1st type, awarded to Mr George Townsend, who was decorated with the British Empire Medal on 3rd January 1945 for his work as a Foreman Hardener with Crossley Motors Limited. Crossley Motors was based up in Manchester, and produced a large number of military vehicles amongst others.

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An interesting British Empire Medal, GVI 1st type, awarded to Mr George Townsend, who was decorated with the British Empire Medal on 3rd January 1945 for his work as a Foreman Hardener with Crossley Motors Limited. Crossley Motors was based up in Manchester, and produced a large number of military vehicles amongst others.  

British Empire Medal, GVI 1st type, Civil Division; (GEORGE TOWNSEND), mounted loose style as worn / presented. Together with original but damaged card box of issue and Buckingham Palace forwarding letter to 'George Townsend, Esq., B.E.M., 4th April 1946.' Condition: Good Very Fine.

George Townsend was awarded the British Empire Medal in the London Gazette for 3rd January 1945, for his work as a Foreman Hardener with Crossley Motors Limited. Crossley Motors Limited was based up in Manchester and produced 3 ton lorries and tractors for the military, together with a number of other vehicles, such as cranes, and also civilian buses.