Can you help find owner of memento left in Sidmouth care home?

PUBLISHED: 19:30 16 February 2017

This army cap badge has been in a drawer at the Rose Lawn Care Home for years

This army cap badge has been in a drawer at the Rose Lawn Care Home for years


A memento in a drawer has left staff at a Sidmouth care home scratching their heads for years but now they are upping their efforts to trace its owner.

Kerrie Howard has worked at the Rose Lawn property for eight years and managed it for four, and the small brass item with a face of a man on either side – believed to be an army cap badge – has never been claimed.

She and her colleagues have looked back through names of former residents and exhausted all their other ideas, so now she is appealing for help from the public.

“I would love to reunite it with somebody who possibly knew the gentleman in the photo,” said Kerry. “Hopefully we can get it back to the rightful owner.”

She shared photos of the item on Facebook and someone suggested the man may have been in the Devonshire Regiment.

Anyone who can help can call Kerrie at the care home on 01395 513876.

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