A Collection of Police Medals

Date of Auction: 16th April 2020

Sold for £280

Estimate: £140 - £180

Seven: Sergeant J. A. Loudwell, Royal Marine Police, late Royal Marine Light Infantry

1914-15 Star (Ch.19113 Pte. J. A. Loudwell. R.M.L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (Ch.19113 Pte. J. A. Loudwell. R.M.L.I.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue, fixed suspension (Ch.19113 J. A. Loudwell Mne. R.M.); Police L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (Sergt. John A. Loudwell.) contact marks, nearly very fine and better (7) £140-£180


John Allen Loudwell was born in Gillingham, Kent, on 29 April 1897, and joined the Royal Marine Light Infantry at Chatham on 15 September 1914. He served with the Chatham Division throughout the Great War, and his Great War medals were sent to H.M.S. Endeavour. He was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, together with a Gratuity, on 20 July 1930, and was shore pensioned on 28 April 1936. He subsequently served as a Sergeant in the Royal Marine Police, and died in Winchester in 1975.

Sold with copied record of service and other research.