A Collection of Police Medals

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Date of Auction: 16th April 2020

Sold for £480

Estimate: £220 - £260

A post-War M.B.E. group of four awarded to Superintendent of Police G. F. Mullin, Jamaica Police

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, in Royal Mint case of issue; Defence Medal; Police L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 1st issue (Inspr. George F. Mullin.); Jamaica Independence Medal 1962; together with a Royal Masonic Institution for Boys Steward’s Jewel 1963, gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine (5) £220-£260

Footnote

M.B.E. London Gazette 2 June 1961: ‘George Frederick Mullin Esq., Superintendent of Police, Jamaica.’

George Frederick Mullin was born in Belfast on 5 January 1911, and joined the Metropolitan Police as a temporary Constable in the C.I.D. on 29 June 1936. He was seconded to Nigeria on 22 March 1944, and re-joined the Metropolitan Police on 1 November 1945, being advanced Detective Inspector on 10 May 1954. After attending the Police College in 1955, he resigned from the Metropolitan Police on 22 June 1958, and moving to Jamaica served there as Superintendent of Police. He was created a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1961, and returned to the U.K. following Jamaica’s Independence on 6 August 1962. He died in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 5 January 1980.

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