Event    From /11/1939 

War Savings Campaign

Second World War gives a good description of the story behind these plaques.  Each year the fundraising was given a different focus: Communities would have a fund-raising committee which worked with local newspapers local companies and financial institutions.  Targets were often met for which these plaques were awarded and often erected in the town hall. Some campaigns were:
Spitfire Fund - 1940
War Weapons Week - June 1941
Warship Week - 24-31 1942 and 15-22 November 1942
Wings for Victory Week - 1 - 8 May 1943
Salute the Soldier Week - 17-24 June 1944
Tanks for Attack Week – unknown
Penny a Week – on-going (but probably finished by now).

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
War Savings Campaign

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Holborn Town Hall - Army

At British Military Badges we found a similar plaque on sale for £250: “Mould...

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Holborn Town Hall - RAF

Frinton & Walton agree with our thoughts that the “McM” probably indicate...

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Samuel Courtauld

Samuel Courtauld

Philanthropist and editor.

Person, Literature, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Grand Order of Water Rats

Grand Order of Water Rats

Show business charity with headquarters at The Water Rats Public House in the Gray's Inn Road.

Group, Music / songs, Philanthropy, Theatre, TV & Radio

7 memorials
National Heritage Memorial Fund

National Heritage Memorial Fund

From their website: "The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) was set-up in 1980 to save the most outstanding parts of our heritage at risk of loss to the nation, as a memorial to those who have ...

Group, History, Philanthropy

1 memorial
National Theatre Foundation

National Theatre Foundation

From the National Theatre website: "The Royal National Theatre Foundation may be able to assist employees, former employees or others who work or have worked at the National Theatre who are sufferi...

Group, Philanthropy, Theatre

1 memorial
Julia Minet

Julia Minet

Donor of a mosaic to the Red Cross Garden. She belonged to a public-spirited family of landlords, who funded a library, church and park (Myatt's Fields) for their own tenants in the Camberwell area...

Person, Philanthropy

1 memorial