YMCA mug

Category:  Civilian Life

YMCA mug

Buried in the soil after apparently being discarded, this wartime YMCA mug was found in the grounds of Thirsk racecourse. The Young Men’s Christian Association, like many civilian organisations, provided assistance to members of the armed forces during the war.

Exhibit data

Museum number:



1937 or later

Approx. size:

top diameter 88mm, height 87 mm
(3½ x 3½ in)

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The underside of the mug identifies the manufacturer as Dunn Bennett & Co. Ltd of Burslem, England.