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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 25-03-20, 07:38 PM
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Posted By altcar73
Hi Gents, These badges have been continually...

Hi Gents,

These badges have been continually re-listed by the seller for about the last two years now, with no takers. The metal "shield" is the centre of the helmet plate. It was occasionally...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 14-05-17, 01:45 PM
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Posted By altcar73
Simon, Thank you! I think the CC's helmet...

Simon,

Thank you! I think the CC's helmet plate is probably a generic military back plate with a small Canterbury shield affixed to the centre on (perhaps) a black velvet backing. All the parts...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 14-05-17, 12:43 PM
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Posted By altcar73
Malcolm, No problem. You got there in the...

Malcolm,

No problem. You got there in the end with a nudge from Simon!

Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 14-05-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By altcar73
Malcolm, Simon could well be right. The 1911...

Malcolm,

Simon could well be right. The 1911 Coronation medal was awarded to the following members of the Canterbury City Police viz

Chief Constable Mr. L. T. DUNK
Inspector Christopher...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-05-17, 05:03 PM
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Posted By altcar73
Malcolm, On the date in question, the Chief...

Malcolm,

On the date in question, the Chief Constable of Canterbury was Captain J. A. McDonnell. He was Chief from 1st August 1923 until 31st May 1930.

Best wishes, Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-05-17, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By altcar73
Many thanks Malcolm, for the close up photo. I'm...

Many thanks Malcolm, for the close up photo. I'm fairly sure it is Mr. Farmery. Best of luck with your research. I'd be interested in knowing the outcome of it all. Especially the potential KPM...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 13-05-17, 09:51 AM
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Posted By altcar73
Hi Malcolm, Thank you for the images....

Hi Malcolm,

Thank you for the images. Without doubt Canterbury. There are several Richardson's who were awarded a KPM, but none for Canterbury Police and none with those first names. The photo was...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 12-05-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By altcar73
Malcolm, Firstly, I've just done a quick...

Malcolm,

Firstly, I've just done a quick search of KPM's and other gallantry awards awarded to members of police forces between 1909 and 1978 and no one (according to my reference book) from...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 12-05-17, 09:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By altcar73
Malcolm, I have a fairly comprehensive...

Malcolm,

I have a fairly comprehensive collection of insignia from Canterbury Police, but this item is new to me. I have a number of merit badges from several different police forces in the UK...
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