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General Strike 1926 – medal and named document


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General Strike 1926 – medal and named document

Two items relating to the General Strike of May 1926-

(1) Very fine bronze medal/medallion designed by F. Gillick given to those who volunteered their service to keep the country running during the strike: “For Service in the National Emergency May 1926”. Bronze, 50mm dia. In EF condition.

(2) Certificate of thanks/commendation for service as a Special Constable during the General Strike. “On Behalf of His Majesty’s Government we thank you….”  Printed signatures of PM, Stanley Baldwin, and the Home Secretary W. Joynson Hicks. Named to : Special Constable Thomas Huntington, Lancashire Special Constabulary. Reverse blank; 185mm x 240mm. Has been folded (no damage) and with some slight spotting.