A Collection of Police Medals

Date of Auction: 9th May 2018

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society, General Medal, silver (To P.C. 108D. (Peter McCann) for Gallant Service. 11th. Jan: 1913) with Second Award Bar (Second Service 28th January 1913) and integral top riband buckle, about extremely fine £300-400


Peter McCann served with Liverpool City Police and was awarded the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society’s Silver General Service Medal for stopping a runaway horse at Bramley Moore Dock on 11 January 1913; and received a Second Award Bar for stopping a second runaway horse two weeks later on 28 January 1913.