A Collection of Medals to the Indian Police

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £550

Estimate: £300 - £350

An R.V.M, group of three awarded to Deputy Superintendent of Police Frederick Lakeland Clifford, Aden Police, late Indian Medical Department

Royal Victorian Medal, G.V.R., silver, unnamed; Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse,1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (Clerk F. Clifford, Ind. Med. Dept.); Khedive’s Star 1884-6, unnamed, second with some edge bruising, good very fine and better (3) £300-350

Footnote

Deputy Superintendent Frederick Lakeland Clifford, Aden Police was awarded the R.V.M. on 27 November 1911 on the occasion of H.M. The King’s visit to Aden.

It is believed that the ‘R.V.M.’ Clifford and the ‘Suakin’ Clifford are one and the same.

With copied research on the recipient and his family.