Wharncliffe Woodmoor Disaster Serviette

YKSMM: 2009.435
S. Burgess
Accident and Recovery

A commemorative disaster serviette for the Wharncliffe Woodmoor Disaster on 6th August 1936. The disaster was the result of a coal dust explosion and claimed the lives of 57 men underground.

Serviettes like this were made and sold to raise funds for the victims’ bereaved families.

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