Silver Cig Box

Christopher Ailsby
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Silver Cig Box

Postby Christopher Ailsby » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:42 pm

Silver Cig box given to John W Ailsby, when he stood down and took the position in the Isle of Ely Civil Defence.

Picture : - John W Ailsby the Isle of Ely contingent of the Civil Defence at Victory parade held Whittlesey.
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Re: Silver Cig Box

Postby muckaroon1960 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:38 pm

Family piece Christopher. I am assuming John was your Father maybe and is that him leading the parade? :thumbsup:

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Re: Silver Cig Box

Postby The Devils Bank » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:53 pm

A very personal family possession.

I'm sure this has been well used in the past :grin:

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Re: Silver Cig Box

Postby Andyb » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:18 pm

A lovely piece of history :thumbsup:

Christopher Ailsby
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Re: Silver Cig Box

Postby Christopher Ailsby » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:31 pm

This was my Grandfather. He was deeply envolved with the Civil Defence. Linc his shooting and envolvement with the early shooting in Lincolnshire.
Glad you found it interesting.

Christopher

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Re: Silver Cig Box

Postby Tailgunnerdownunder » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:58 pm

Great stuff to see and read about Christopher. Thank you for posting. Regards Mark

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