Police, Fire Brigade and Medical Services medals

See also Coronation, Jubilee and Royal Visit medals

Police

P.01 Geo.Vl Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Constable Harold E. Langton

WITH RESEARCH

Harold Edwin Langton was born at Uxbridge, Middlesex in August 1906, and joined the Metropolitan Police in January 1926 with the warrant number 115,181. He was posted to 'B' (Chelsea) Division with badge 732. In August 1935, having changed his badge number to 582, he transferred to "C.O." Division at Scotland Yard. In 1939 he was a PC at New Scotland Yard with a home address in Merton, Surrey. He died at Truro, Cornwall in September 1992.

The medal is in excellent (GVF+) condition, and in its original, named box of issue marked METROPOLITAN.
GVF+
£50.00
P.02 Geo.Vl (1st type) Special Constabulary Long Service Medal
George W. Harker

The medal is in very good (GVF+) condition, and in its original, named box of issue marked "2081 Durham".
GVF+
£22.00
P.03 QEll Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Constable Kathleen A. Callaghan

The 1954-1980 issue medal is in near mint condition, and is in the original, fitted, Royal Mint case of issue.
Near Mint
£65.00
P.04 QEll Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Constable Maurice Harvey

The 1954-1980 issue medal is in near mint condition, and is in the original, fitted, Royal Mint case of issue.
Near Mint
£50.00
P.05 QEll Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Constable Alan E. King

The 1954-1980 issue medal is in near mint condition, and is in the original, fitted, Royal Mint case of issue with corresponding ribbon brooch.
Near Mint
£50.00
P.06 Two: Constable Edmund H. Evans

WWll Defence Medal (un-named as issued) and Geo.Vl Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (Const. Edmund H. Evans).

The Defence Medal is in the original (Defence Medal Central Index) box of issue, which is addressed to him at "The Police Station, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester."

The Long Service Medal is in its original, named box of issue, marked GLOUCESTERSHIRE.

With a corresponding ribbon brooch.
GVF
£70.00
P.07 Three: Percy F. Hadley

Defence Medal (un-named as issued), Geo.Vl Coronation Medal 1937 (privately named "P.F.Hadley") and a Geo.V (1st type) Special Constabulary Long Service Medal with four clasps: "The Great War 1914-18", "Long Service 1929", "Long Service 1939" and "Long Service 1943". The medal is correctly named PERCY F. HADLEY.

Some polishing to the obverse of the Special Constabulary Medal, otherwise GVF
GVF
£90.00

The Prison Service

P.08 Prison Service Medal
Officer P. Ulyatt RC

The medal, instituted in 2010, is in near mint condition, and is in the original, fitted, Royal Mint case of issue.
Near Mint
£150.00

Medical Services

P.09 Voluntary Medical Service Medal – in silver – with barl
Florence M. Lye

Mounted as worn, loose style, as a single medal.
GVF
£30.00
P.10 Two: Charles Hecht, a British Red Cross Society Assistant
Commandant for the County of London during the Second World War.

Defence Medal (un-named as issued) and Voluntary Medical Service Medal – in silver (Charles Hecht).

With a 'dog tag' (stamped HECHT C. B.R.C.S. L/33), the box of issue for the Defence Medal (with Home Office enclosure slip), and the original BRCS enclosure slip for the Voluntary Medical Service Medal (dated April 1955).

The Defence Medal box provides a home address in Forest Hill, London SE23.

With a large amount of original documentation, including seven BRCS Proficiency Certificates (dated from 1939 to 1950) three BRCS ,Proficiency Vouchers (dated from 1940 to 1950) and a certificate confirming his appointment as a BRCS Assistant Commandant for the County of London (dated August 1943).

There's also a Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham Certificate of Proficiency In Anti-Gas Measures (dated September 1938), a multi-signed Borough of Leamington Spa Certificate of Thanks (for ARP service (dated September 1945) and a War Organisation of the British Red Cross Society & Order of St. John of Jerusalem Scroll recognising his WW2 service.

Charles Hecht was born in Prague in 1887 – he was granted British citizenship in 1929. He served with the BRCS from 1936 to the mid 1950s – he would have received various BRCS proficiency medals.

The medals, which are mounted loose style as worn, are in good (GVF+) condition – the documents are all in good condition, just some signs of age.

GVF+
£100.00

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