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Teideal: British War Medal, Albert Medal for Bravery in silver with parchment and pocket watch. Items belonging to Stoker William Maher, R.M.S. Leinster
Údair: Donovan, Helena
Eochairfhocail: WWI
First World War
World War One
Marine Rescue
R.M.S. Leinster
William Maher
Louisa Toppin
Dorothy Toppin
Great War
Dáta Eisithe: 10-Dei-1918
Cur Síos: British War Medal, Albert Medal for Bravery in silver with parchment, pocket watch and newspaper article. Items belonging to then 33 year old father of eight Stoker William Maher, R.M.S. Leinster who, despite severe exhaustion, saved three people after the ship was torpedoed. One, Dorothy Toppin (then 13 years old)presented him later in life with a pocket watch inscribed with her gratitude for his actions.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10599/11063
Copyright: Permission to photograph granted by kind permission of the Donovan family. South Dublin Libraries do not own the reproduction rights to this image. If you wish to reproduce this image please contact South Dublin Libraries Local Studies, County Library, Tallaght, or e-mail localstudies@sdublincoco.ie.
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World War I

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