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List No.151
December 2014


Police & Fire Brigade / Service medals and awards

King's Police Medal in case


Police Exemplary Medal



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Police Medals
46.  I.G.S.  1854  1 Bar Looshai.  1st Class Sgt. Maung Lu Gau.  Thayetanyo Dist. Police.(GVF)£520 PHOTOS
65.  I.G.S.  1854  1 Bar Lushai 1889-92.  Sepoy Hardit Pande.  Mily. Police Bn.  Pyinmana.  (GVF)£485 PHOTOS
66.  I.G.S.  1854  1 Bar Lushai 1889-92.  Sepoy Dasarath Gurung.  Mily. Police Bn.   (VF)£415 PHOTOS
70.  I.G.S.  1854  2 Bars Chin Hills 1892-93/Burma 1887-89.  Sepoy Rallan Singh.  Aje-U-Mil. Police Bn.   (NEF)  £515 PHOTOS

194.  Q.S.A. No Bar.  Tpr. F. Durrett.  B.S.A. Police. (EF)  £110

390.  G.S.M. 1 Bar Brunei.  P/C Abot Bin Bojeng.  Sarawak Police.(EF)  £195

391.  G.S.M. 1 Bar Brunei.  Sgt/Mjr. Morchan Bin Brahim.  Sarawak |Police.   (NEF)  £210

541.  Kings Police Medal  Geo. V.  1st type.  Coinage Head.  C. Briavansing.  Sowar.  Palanpur Agency Police.  (NEF)  £1195 PHOTOS

542.  Kings Police Medal.  Geo. V.  Coinage Head.  Thomas Austin.  Insp. Burma Police.
 L/G 1-1-1913  -  “Conspicuous gallantry in arresting a criminal.  Inspector Austin distinguished himself in
  the arrest of an armed and dangerous criminal in Rangoon on the 18th January 1912.  An absconding offender
  was traced by the police to a house in East Rangoon.  It was known that the prisoner was armed, and he was
  believed to be prepared to go to any length in resisting capture.  The house was surrounded by the police,
  whereupon the man fired a number of revolver shots.  Inspector Austin nevertheless boldly entered the house,   rushed into the inner room where the absconder was concealed, and grappled with him, and succeeded in
  taking forcibly from his hand a loaded revolver”.(NEF)  £895


543.  Indian Police Medal.  Geo. V. For distinguished conduct.  Subedar Fazal Dad Khan.  Burma Military Police. (NEF)  £700


601.  African Police Medal for Meritorious Service.  Geo. V. - Ind. Imp. 1915-1931.  Sgt. Aden Hassan. East Africa  Police. (NVF)  £800

741.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service.  Geo. V.  Crowned Head.  John Mayhew.(GVF)  £11
742.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service.  Geo. V.  Coinage Head.  Norman T. Knight.(NEF)  £12
743.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service.  Geo. V1  1st type.  William Craig.   (NEF)  £12
744.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service.  Geo. V1  2nd type  (Fid Def)  Joseph Everett.(NEF)  £105
745.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service Geo. V1  2nd type  (Fid. Def)  Andrew Fraser.(NEF)  £185
746.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service.  Eliz. 11.  2nd type.  Albert E. Taylor.(EF)  £32
747.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service.  Eliz. 11.  2nd type.  Robert Kincaid.  (EF)  £31
748.  Special Constabulary Faithful Service Eliz. 11.  Frank W. Hayward.  (NEF)  £33



750.  Birmingham Special Constabulary Long Service.  1916.  Named on reverse “F. Salmon”(NEF)  £45

751.  Edinburgh City Special Constabulary Long Service 1914.(NEF)  £45

752.  Metropolitan Special Constabulary Long Service 1914.(NEF)  £25

753.  Birmingham Special Constabulary  Water Works Guard 1917-1918.  Bronze Medal awarded by Birmingham  Corporation.  Un-named.   (NEF)  £75

754.  Cardiff City Special Police. Bronze Medal for service in Great War 1914-19.  Un-named.  Mounted for wear. (NEF)  £80


755. 
Liverpool City Police Good Service Medal.  Bronze.
  P.S. 12  “B” John Richard Rowley.  10th April 1919, and
Liverpool City Police Good Service Medal.  Silver.  Sergt. 12 “B” John Richard Rowley.  10th April 1924.
Both  medals presented by the Watch Committee.
The silver medal in fitted case of issue.  (EF)  £595


756.  Police Exemplary Service. Geo. V1.  Sgt. Reginald L. Clark.   (EF)  £48 PHOTOS
757.  Police Exemplary Service. Geo. V1.  Sgt. Edwin F. Lofting.   (EF)  £48
758.  Police Exemplary Service. Eliz. 11.  2nd type.  Const.  Daniel Lowe.(EF)  £48
759.  Police Exemplary Service. Eliz. 11.  2nd type.  Const. Aubrey R.R. Brown.   (EF)  £48
760.  Police Exemplary Service. Eliz. 11.  2nd type.  Const. John Owen.   (NEF)  £48
761.  Police Exemplary Service. Eliz. 11.  2nd type.  Const. Alfred Vintner.  (EF)  £48

772.  Ceylon Police L.S.G.C. 1950 issue.  Eliz. 11.  Const. G. Ginnoris.  Ceylon Police.  The medal is pitted and
  the naming is rubbed but readable.  (FINE)  £90

773.  Ceylon Police L.S.G.C.  1950 issue.  Eliz. 11.  Const. D.P.A. Weerasurya.  Ceylon Police.   (NEF)  £415 PHOTOS

Photos can be requested.

779.  Coronation 1902  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  A. Day.  E. Div.(G  £38

783.  Coronation 1911  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  A. Christie.(NEF)  £30

784.  Coronation 1911  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.S.  J. Slatter.   (NEF)  £30

869.Group of Five
Indian Police Medal  -  For Distinguished Conductt  -  Geo. V.  James Dwyer.  Inspector Bengal Police.
B.W.M. and Victory.  Pte. J. Dwyer.  M.G.C.
I.G.S.  1 Bar Afghan.  N.W.F. 1919.  Gnr. J. Dwyer  M.G.C.
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935.
  I.P.M. - Gazette of India 1-1-1935 - “James Dwyer was appointed as a Sgt in the Calcutta Police from the
British Army in 1919.  He was promoted to officiate as an Inspector in 1926 and was confirmed in that rank in
1927.  In 1930 he received the appreciation and thanks of the Bengal Govt., for the bravery he displayed during cont¼.
the April riots.
During the last five years he has been responsible for many of the traffic schemes now working successfully
in Calcutta and has earned commendation from all quarters for the excellence of the traffic arrangements which he has made on many important occasions.  He is a capable organiser and has handled the various problems given to him with initiative, foresight and thoroughness, and his services have been on immense value to the headquarters staff”.
  An account of the April 1930 riots mentioned in the citation is included in the lot.   (GVF)£550


872.Group of Three
Colonial Police Medal for Gallantry.  Geo. V1.  2nd type.  Spec. Const. Kassim Bin Mat.  Fed. Malaya Police.
G.S.M. - Bar Malaya.  Geo. V1.  S.C. Kassim B. Mat.  F. of M. Police.
Malaya - Active Service Medal.  Un-named as issued.
   C.P.M.  -  L/G 29-7-1952  -  Immediate Award.  Mounted for display. (EF)£1500

909.Group of Two
I.G.S. 1854  1 Bar Chin Hills 1892-93.  Sepoy Ghasilla Shwebo Mily. Police
China 1900.  No bar.  Pte. Ghasita Khan.  31st Burma Lt. Infy.Mounted for display.   (VF/GVF)  £650 

941.Group of Two
Q.S.A.  2 Bars Natal/OFS.  2nd Cl. Sgt. H.H. Renton.  Natal Police.  (Second Bar loose)
Natal - Bar ‘1906’.  Lieut. H.H. Renton.  Royston’s Horse.
  Q.S.A. and Bars verified on roll, which lists unit as “Major General Elliot’s Divisional Intelligence Corps”.   Mounted as worn. (NEF)£465

1086.Group of Two
Defence Medal.
Police Exemplary Service.  Eliz. 11  2nd type.  Sgt. Fred Smith. Mounted as worn. (NEF)£60 

1107.Group of Six
1939-45 and France & Germany Stars.  Defence and War Medals.
Police Exemplary Service.  Eliz 11.  2nd type.  Inspr.  Horace J.B. Caselton.Silver Jubilee 1977 Medal.
  Recipient joined the Oxford City Police in 1941, and after war service in the Royal Artillery, returned to St.
Aldate’s where he was promoted to Chief Inspector, second in charge of the Oxford Sub-Division, serving a total
of 36 yrs.  Sold with two copy photos of recipient, one in uniform.  First five medals mounted as worn.
Jubilee Medal (confirmed) in box of issue.(NEF)£335

1124.Group of Six
1939-45, Burma, and Italy Stars.
Police Exemplary Service.  Eliz. 11  2nd type.  Sgt. David Wilson.Mounted as worn.  (NEF)£140

1149.Group of Two
Defence Medal. Police Exemplary Service.  Eliz. 11  2nd type.  Const. Leonard Parker.  Mounted as worn. (EF)£60

1150.Group of Two
Defence Medal. Police Exemplary Service.  Eliz. 11  2nd type.  Const. John M. Pate. (EF)£60

1212.Group of Two
Colonial Police M.S.M.  Eliz. 11.  Asst. Insp. Gideon Saint.  Nyasaland Police.
Coronation Medal 1953   (NEF)£495

1219.Group of Two
Coronation 1887  -  with Bar ‘1897’  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  H. Little. P. Divn.  (Camberwell)
Coronation 1902  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  H. Little.  P. Divn.  Joined 1880.  Pension 1905. (NEF)£100


1220.Group of Three
Jubilee 1897 -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  G. Hillier.  C. Divn.
Coronation 1902  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  G. Hillier.  C. Divn.
Coronation 1911  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  G. Hillier.   (NEF)£125


1221.Group of Three
Jubilee 1897 -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C. C. Scammell.  V. Divn.
Coronation 1902  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  C. Scammell.  X. Divn.
Coronation 1911  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  C. Scammell.   (NEF)£125


1222.Group of Three
Jubilee 1897 -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  A. Masters.  L. Divn.
Coronation 1902  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  A. Masters.  L. Divn.
Coronation 1911  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  A. Masters.  (NEF)£125


1223.Group of Two
Coronation 1902  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.C.  J. Ballard  1st Divn.
Coronation 1911  -  Metropolitan Police.  P.S.  J. Ballard. (NEF)£70

1225.Group of Two
Ceylon Police L.S.G.C.  1950 issue.  Eliz. 11.  Const. P.V.R. Ondiris.  Ceylon Police.
Ceylon Police Independence Medal 1948.  Un-named as issued.  (No ribbon) (GVF)£425

1314. Family Group  -  Father and Three Sons.
Father  Jubilee 1887 - Metropolitan Police.  P.C. G. Thomas.  S. Divn.

Son   B.W.M. & Victory.  2/Lieut. W.E. Thomas.
         Memorial Plaque  Walter Edward Thomas K.I.A. on 21-9-1918 with the 16th Bn. R. Sussex R.
         and is buried in Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’Huile.

Son   1914-15 Star and B.W.M.  Pte. F.C. Thomas.  Northumberland Fus. 
         Memorial Plaque Frederick Charles Thomas.  K.I.A. with the 12th Bn., on 27-9-1915,
         and commemorated on the Loos Memorial

Son   1914-15 Trio.  Pte. S.H. Thomas.  4-Dragoon Gds.
         Defence Medal.    (EF)    £875 PHOTOS

1471.West Midlands Police.  Queen’s Golden Jubilee Commemorative Medal 1952-2002.  Gilt 1½” diameter.  In
fitted Royal Mint case of issue.  (EF)£26

South Africa
1554.Two South African Police Medal for Combating Terrorism.  Adj. Off. J.J.  V/D Merwe
   South African Police Medal for Faithful Service.  Sergant J.J. Van Der Merwe 10-5-64.  Sold with career details.  Mounted as worn.  (GVF)£70 PHOTOS




Fire Brigade Medals  /  Fire Service Medals


574.  Royal Society for the Protection of Life from Fire  silver.  Man & woman on obverse dated 1843. Un-named (NEF)  £315

740.  London Private Fire Brigades Assocn.. Long Service numbered 226.  In fitted case of issue.   (NEF)  £105

762.  Fire Service Exemplary Service.  Fireman Harry V. Bignell.  In box of issue (London)(EF)  £50
763.  Fire Service Exemplary Service.  Fireman Walter G. Fell.  In box of issue.   (EF)  £50


764. 
Fire Service Exemplary Service medal.  Fireman Henry W. Stevenson. 
British Fire Services Assocn. Medal   Bronze (10 yrs)  H.W. Stevenson
St. John Ambulance Assn. Medal with six date bars (1928-32 and 1941) -  Henry Stevenson.
First two medals in boxes of issue.   (EF)  £110


765.  Fire Service Exemplary Service.  L/Fman.  S.S. Muirhead.  In fitted Royal Mint case of issue.   (EF)  £49


766.  New Zealand United Fire Services Assn. Long Service  -  Silver  -  with four extra “2 years service” Bars.
  R.N. Hermon.  Levin V.F.B.  29-10-96.  Complete with ornate top pin bar.   (NEF)  £235


767.  National Fire Brigades Association Long Service - with “Ten  Years” Bar.  Bronze.  Albert L. Shepherd.   (EF)  £45


768.  National Fire Brigades Union Long Service - with “Ten Years” Bar.  Chas Th0om,as.  (Hon. Sec)  Ferndale F.B. 1918.  Bronze.(EF)  £55



771.  British Fire Services Association Long Service.  Bronze.  Original ribbon S. Bassett.   (EF)  £45

1011.Group of Four
1914-15 Trio.  Bmbr. H,G. Wood.  R.F.A./R.A.
Borough Polytechnic Institute Fire Brigade.  Jubilee Medal 1911 - Bronze.  Section Officer H.G. Wood.
 Mounted as worn.  (NEF)£290


1105.Group of Three
Defence Medal.
Fire Service Exemplary Service Medal.  Eliz. 11.  Stn. Offr.  Joseph Calderwood.
British Fire Services Assocn.  Bronze (10 yrs)  J. Calderwood.
  Recipient was badly injured and burned by an explosion whilst attending a fire in a paint store at Bellshill,
Lanarkshire, on 7-1-1963, and died of his injuries a week later.Sold with copies of newspaper reports covering the incident, in which a second fire officer was killed.  Also included is a photocopy of part of a page from the Motherwell Times of 25-1-1963 reporting Mr. Calderwood’s
funeral with a picture of the cortege.
 A scarce Fire Service Fatal Casualty Group.  Last two medals in boxes of issue.   (EF)£875


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Condition and Grading of Medals


Mint = In as new condition as issued by the Mint.
EF = Extremely Fine, in an almost unworn condition.
NEF = Nearly Extremely Fine.
GVF = Good Very Fine.
VF = Very Fine, slight wear on the high points of the design, surface marks from contact.
NVF = Nearly Very Fine.
GF = Good Fine.
F  = Fine, slight wear overall, surface marks and perhaps edge knocks.

 
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