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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. EIIR second issue (Const. John Owen.)



Condition: GVF

Code: 20431

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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. EIIR second issue (Const. Alfred Vinter.)



Condition: GVF

Code: 20432

42.00 GBP


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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. EIIR first issue (Const. Arthur Hunter.)



Note: Attributed to Constable Arthur Hunter of the Essex County Constabulary, serving at Romford, Essex, in 1939

A digital search of the National Register for England & Wales (1939) returns only 2 x persons with name Arthur Hunter who were serving Police Contables in 1939. One was born in 1896 (and could not have qualified for a first type EIIR police LSGC) the only possible recipient being Police Constable Arthur Hunter, who was born on 27 April 1914. In 1939, Constable Arthur Hunter was resident at: Police Station, 46 South Street, Romford, Essex, England. Genalogical on-line resources record that Arthur Hunter died at Colchester, Essex, England, sometime during the second quarter of 1996

A medal of local Romford and Essex County Constabulary history

Condition: GVF

Code: 20433

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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. GVI issue (Const. Frank E. G. Jones)



Served either City of London Police (note he was married in City of London) or the Metropolitan Police

Frank Ernest George Jones, son of Percy Thomas Jones (an Engineer / Furnace Stoker) and Ellen Jeanetta Kate' Jones (nee Jordan) was a native of, Tongham, Surry, England, where he was born on, 29 July 1906. Frank married Doris Lila Crowfoot in the City of London, London, England, during the third quarter of 1936. The 1939 National register for England & Wales records Frank residing at, 6 East Dulwich Grove, Dulwich, Southwark, Camberwell, London, where he lived with his wife Doris Lila Jones, and is shown as employed as a 'Police Constable'. In retirement, Frank relocated to Devon, together with his wife, Doris, where they lived at Splatt Cottage, Broadwoodkelly, Winkleigh, Devon. Frank is recorded as having died at, Castle Hospital, Oakhampton, Devon, on 13 November 1967

Condition: GVF

Code: 20434

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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. GVI issue (Sergt. Edwin F. Lofting.)



Important: Served 'Operationally' as as Pilot (Flying Officer) with Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve circa 1944-1945

Police service: Confirmed promoted Sergeant with the Derbyshire Constabulary with effect from 14 September 1946, on which date he became Motor Patrol Sergeant at Headquarters of the Motor Patrol Police, Derbyshire County Police (Derby Daily Telegraph issue of 14 September 1946 refers)

Important: No 1594153 Sergeant Edwin Francis Lofting, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, received an appointment to commission, effective, 22 September 1944, when he was promoted to Flying Officer (185035) per the announcement published in the London Gazette issue of 7 November 1944. On-line nominal rolls for 12th Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force have a listing for F/O Tipping (no initials shown) showing that he was a Pilot, who completed his training in September 1944. He served operationally as Pilot Aircrew with the Royal Air Force (Pilot / Aircrew almost certainly with Bomber Command) and is recorded as having "took part in many operational flights over Europe" during the Second World War, that would have earned him at least a France and Germany Star quartet of campaign medals if operating in North West Europe (or an Italy Star quartet if flying operational from Italy). Reference the Derby Daily Telegraph issue of 14 September 1946 that refers to his Police promotion and Wartime RAF service). Flying Officer Lofting relinquished his commission on 10 February 1954, retaining the rank of Flying Officer from that date

FYI: There were only two other LOFTING's commissioned and serving as a Pilots in Royal Air Force during WW2, both of whom were commissioned in March 1944 (6 months before Edwin Francis Lofting was commissioned), viz , Patrick John Deane Lofting (172373) & Raymond George Lofting (159038) the latter being awarded an Air Force Cross (London Gazette 13 June 1957) and retiring as a Wing Commander in the post-war years

Edwin Francis Lofting, was eldest son of Francis William Lofting (a Railway Coach Finisher) and Elizabeth Sophia Lofting (nee Cooke) was a native of, Derby, Derbyshire, England, where he was born on, 6 June 1907. A career Policeman, Edwin was already a serving Constable in the Derbyshire Constabulary when he married Elsie May Fearn in Derby on, 11 May 1931 (Derby Daily Telegraph of that date refers). Edwin served with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World and post-war took his discharge (retaining the rank of Flying Officer) and returned to duty with the Derbyshire Police. Edwin Francis Lofting is recorded as having died in, Derby, England, sometime during the first quarter of 1973

An scarce opportunity to buy an officially named medal to a Policeman who is confirmed as being a Royal Air Force commissioned officer who flew operationally, as a Pilot, during the Second World War

Condition: GVF

Code: 20435

275.00 GBP


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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. EIIR second issue (Sergt. Joseph Richardson.)



Attributed to Joseph Richardson of the Essex County Police

A digital search of the 1939 National Register for England and Wales shows only 2 x persons called 'Joseph Richardson' who were then serving Policemen. One was 'then' serving as a Sergeant with the Metropolitan Police (born 14 June 1906), and the other was a 'then' Constable serving with the Essex County Police (born 16 August 1913), and residing at, Myrtle Road, Brentwood, Essex, England

Code: 20430

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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. EIIR second issue (Const. Daniel Lowe.)



Condition: GVF

Code: 20428

42.00 GBP


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Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. EIIR second issue (Sergt. Ivan C. Smith.)



The recipient is attributed to Ivan C. A. Smith, born Kent, England, on 4 September 1914. Who served pre-war in the Gillingham Police Force, and who in the 1939 National Register of England & Wales is shown as residing in Strood, Kent, England, married, and then employed as a Police Constable. Prior to the Second World War had earlier married Marjorie Payne in Gillingham

Condition: GVF

Code: 20429

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Efficiency Medal. GVI 1st type legend with 'Territorial' bar (6090436. Pte. H. C. Davey. Mx.)



The recipient was a Private soldier of the Territorial Army serving with a Territorial Army battalion of the Middlesex Regiment

Sold together with original card box of issue which is addressed to:

- Mr. H. C. Davey, 36 Dalwood St, Camberwell, London SE5

The medal retains its original long length silk riband as issued

The medal is virtually uncirculated - a choice example

Condition: EF

Code: 20386

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Army Meritorious Service Medal. Queen Victoria issue. Un-named



Note: The medal with a neatly skimmed rim, the original naming having been removed at some time in the past

Only an estimated 990 x Victorian issue Meritorious Service Medals of this type were awarded

Fitted with a good length of original silk riband

Condition: Toned GVF

Code: 20391

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