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King's Police Empire Gold Medal

From the Collection of Victoria Police Museum Mezzanine Level World Trade Centre Siddeley Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Gold medal in red presentation case given to police woman, Jessie Jemima Clarey for winning the King's Essay Writing Competition for police in all parts of the British Empire. Presentation case has inscription for George VI on outside and emblem of Royal Mint on inside.
Object Registration
VPM12156
Keywords
clarey, jessie jemima 8507, police women, writing, essay, empire, royal mint, george vi, police woman, policewomen, policewoman
Historical information
In 1938 Jessie Clarey won first prize for the 'empire-wide' King's Police Gold Medal Essay Competition - the set topic for that year was 'Juvenile Crime - Its Causes and Treatment'.
Inscriptions & Markings
Obverse - "GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP"
Reverse - "POLICE ESSAY COMPETITION"
Last updated
3 Dec 2018 at 11:04AM