Our Favourite Archaeology in Suffolk – Orford Ness

Welcome to our new blog series showcasing some of our favourite archaeology in Suffolk. Each week you’ll meet a member of the team who will share with you their favourite archaeological site to visit or favourite find. To start the series is James telling us about Orford Ness. James has worked at Suffolk County CouncilContinue reading “Our Favourite Archaeology in Suffolk – Orford Ness”

First World War Medal, Exning

A silver ‘British War Medal’ dating c. 1918-1920, awarded to one Private Harry Thomas Hogg of the Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, found in Exning. Over 6.5 million examples of this medal were manufactured, the vast majority in silver. At 36mm in diameter and at a weight of almost 30g, this is a large andContinue reading “First World War Medal, Exning”

Silver Military Identity Bracelet, Mildenhall

An inter-war silver identity bracelet found in the Mildenhall area and dated to the First World War. Dated to 1935 this silver bracelet suggests that the owner was perhaps an experienced officer who had seen action in the First World War and remained in his regiment through the 20s and 30s. Though research is ongoing,Continue reading “Silver Military Identity Bracelet, Mildenhall”