Thomas Shaw B.E.M

"Final Edition" Sentinel:- June 12th 1948.

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Mr. Thomas Shaw, of 78, High Street, Harriseahead, was yesterday awarded the B.E.M. Mr Shaw has worked in the mining industry for more than sixty years.
Fifty-five of them at the coalface. For thirty years at Whitfield colliery, then at Black Bull, and finally at Victoria colliery.