Police Gallantry. The King's Police Medal, the King's Police and Fire Service Medal and the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry 1909-1978.
North Manley, Australia: Periter and Associates PTY Ltd, 1995. 0646248383. 1st edition. A record of the circumstances leading to the award of the medals. "The King's Police Medal was introduced in 1909 to recognise, among other things, bravery by police and fire service personnel whilst in the course of their duties. Often referred to as the 'Policeman's V.C.', this is the first unified record of the stories behind the award of the medals..Contains over 300 photographs of recipients which are shown alongside their stories, to enrich the value of this book. References to London Gazette entries, and to where documents can be researched in the Public Records Office are also shown for the benefit of those wishing to undertake further research." 28cms x 20.5cms x 2cms. Pp.xvi/252, over 300 black & white photographs of recipients + colour plate showing ribbons and medals + 8 pages of facsimile letters. A few marginal marks and amendments affecting the alphabetical list of recipients of Kings/Queens Police Medal for Gallanty with two marginal marks to pp.20 and147. Blue boards, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. A scarce volume. Very Good/Very Good.
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