George Strickland
Defence Medal
Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GVI)   
Box of issue to Mr. G. Strickland, 52 King's Road, Dorchester, Dorset. Ribbon bar.
Thye 1939 census shows that George and Kate Strickland were living at the above address. He was born in 1881 and was a Gardiner by trade and noted as a serving Special Constable.
Pair: 50

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GV)   THOMAS W. WADE      20       Robed bust

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GV)
HERBERT D. HOLLAND   20     Robed bust
Possibly Herbert Douglas Holland, from Castleford, Yorkshire.

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GV)  
WILLIAM F. BARRATT    20     Robed bust

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GVI)  SGT. PETER N. CLARKE  20 

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GVI)
ALBERT H. RUCK         20    
Possibly Albert H. Ruck who was living in Tetbury, Gloucestershire in 1951.

Metropolitan Police Coronation Medal 1902 P.C. C. GOLDEN P DIV          40
Copy research. Charles Golden was born 1857 in Kent and joined the Met. Police in July 1889 and served in Y Division until 1896 when he transferred to P Division. He received the 1897 Met. Police Jubilee Medal.  In 1901 he was living in Lambeth and retired in 1905. In 1911 he was a publican in Longstanton, Cambridgeshire.

Metropolitan Police Coronation Medal 1911 P.C. J. DAVIS       40
There are 7 "PC J. Davis" who received the medal.

Police Long Service Medal (QEII)   CONST. HERBERT FELL      45 
General Service Medal (QEII) Malaya  56194 S.C. KULOP SAID NASIR. F. OF M. POL.    65


Africa General Service Medal Kenya  CHIEF OFFICER B.W. LUND   115
Kenya Gazette 15 May 1956s shows B.W. Lund, Prison Service, passed Standard Swahili Examination, April 1956.
Medal mounted for wearing.


Reginald Clifford Bowditch
Royal Artillery
1939-45 Star
Africa Star
Italy Star
1939-45 War Medal

Coperative Wholesale Society Fire Brigade Long Service Medal   FIREMAN R.C. BOWDITCH  1938
Royal Life Saving Society Medallion: R.C. BOWDITCH SEPT. 1935
Medals in boxes of issue (WW2 RA box). Probably entitled to the Defence Medal but was not in box when purchased from family. The Coop medal is hallmarked silver. Reginald Clifford Bowditch was born in Bristol in 1909 and served with the Royal Artillery in WW2.
He worked at the Brislington Butter Factory and was a member of the Cooperative Wholesale Society Fire Brigade. He died in Bristol in 1973.
Group of Four: 120

Chief Officer Gerard Lee Tuppen
Rangoon Municipal Fire Brigade
Indian Police Medal for Distinguished Conduct (GV) Gerard Lee Tuppen, A.M.I.Mech.E. Chief Officer Rangoon Municipal Fire Brigade   625
Copy research. Gerard Lee Tuppen was born 21 June 1883 in Willesborough, Kent and educated at St. John's Choir School, St. Leonard's on Sea 1892-95 and St. Alban's Grammar School 1895-99. Goldsmith's Technical Institute, New Cross 1900-1902. Engineering Apprentice 1899 to 1903. Employed by Merryweather and Sons Ltd, London, who sent him around the world to work on fire fighting equipment.
July to November 1904 in charge of electrical light installation for Rio de Janeiro Police Fire Float.
April to November 1905 in charge of installing machinery for Steam Pumping Float in Venice.
November 1905 to November 1906 in charge of erecting and testing a petrol Fire Float in Huelva, Spain.
June to August 1910 constructed and transported a Motor Fire Engine to Riga, Latvia for demonstration and testing.
August to April 1911 constructed and transported motors and machinery to Montevideo, Uruguay and provided instruction in use.
April to July 1911 conducted trials and instructions on 3 Motor Fire Engines in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
July to November 1912 construction and transported special Motor Fire Engines to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and provided instruction.
1918 a Founder Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers
July 1920 sailed to Rangoon, Burma and appointed Chief Officer and Engineer, Rangoon Municipal Fire Service.
In 1935 he filed a patent for a Refuse Destructor: "Gerard Lee Tuppen, Burma, India".
January 1938 arrived in the UK with his wife and daughter. Intended residence is London.
Fire Protection and A.R.P. Book 1940 lists "four Engineering Inspectors" including G. Lee Tuppen.
He died in Tunbridge Wells 8 February 1954.

National Fire Brigades Union Medal FIVE YEARS / TEN YEARS  8160 JOHN HUDSON.    55 
Includes ribbon bar with emblem. Pin on back.
Fire Brigade Long Service Medal   SUB OFFR TREVOR D DAVIS    55
Sub Officer.


Service Medal of the Order of St. John 3 bars          Unnamed   30