A Collection of Police Medals

Date of Auction: 9th May 2018

Sold for £100

Estimate: £70 - £90

Three: Police Sergeant A. Hickling, Metropolitan Police

Jubilee 1897, Metropolitan Police, bronze (P.C. A. Hickling. K. Divn.); Coronation 1902, Metropolitan Police, bronze (P.S. A. Hickling. Y. Div.); Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Police (P.S. A. Hickling.) good very fine (3) £70-90


Alfred Hickling was born in Louth, Lincolnshire, in 1869 and joined the Metropolitan Police on 6 January 1890. He served initially with ’L’ (Lambeth) Division, before transferring to ‘K’ (Bow) Division, and then on being promoted Sergeant transferring to ‘Y’ (Highgate) Division. He retired on 15 September 1919, and returned to Louth, where he died on 16 September 1953.