Low Moor Local History Group
Chemical Works and Explosion
P.C.Charles Henry Sheffield
The relevant part of the caption reads :
On 21st August 1916 he was on duty at Low Moor Munitions Works when an explosion occured with great loss of life. He stayed on duty for 18 hours and his bravery and devotion to duty, earned him the specially struck Low Moor Medal, here on display. He served for 25 years in the police and drew his pension for the next 40 years.