A Collection of Police Medals

Date of Auction: 16th April 2020

Sold for £380

Estimate: £200 - £240

Six: Inspector A. Williams, Liverpool City Police, late Captain, Royal Artillery, who served as Superintendent of Police in Cyprus, 1956-58

1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (S.P. A. Williams.); Police L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (Inspr. Arthur Williams) mounted as worn, very fine and better, the GSM scarce to rank (6) £200-£240


Arthur Williams was born in Liverpool on 12 April 1915, and joined the Liverpool City Police on 3 August 1937. He served during the Second World War as a Captain in the Royal Artillery from 20 August 1942 to 10 April 1946, and later as Superintendent of Police in Cyprus from 29 September 1956 to 19 June 1958. He subsequently served as Deputy Commandant of No. 5 District Police Training Centre from 1 October 1958 to 1 October 1961, and was awarded his Police Long Service Medal on 5 November 1959. He was discharged to pension on 3 August 1967. He died in Liverpool on 5 June 1981.

Sold with copied research including a photographic image of the recipient.