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The Special Constabulary in Scotland Medals

The Special Constabulary Long service Medal

The medal was instituted on 30 August 1919

 

It can be found in the following versions and be notoriously hard to research.  

 

George V 

With Great War Clasp

George VI

Elizabeth II

 

 

Usually awarded for 9 years’ service with more than 50 duties per annum. 

 

War service with at least 50 duties counted triple.

 

King George V medal

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal : King George V (Obverse)

King George V medal with Great War 1914-18 Clasp

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal : King George V with The Great War Clasp (Obverse)

Additional ‘LONG SERVICE’ clasps inscribed with the date can be awarded for additional ten year periods of qualifying service.

King George VI medal 

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal : King George VI (Obverse)

Queen Elizabeth II medal 

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal : Queen Elizabeth II (Obverse)

The Special Constabulary Long Service medals awarded in Scotland all have the same reverse

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (Reverse)

Aberdeenshire Special Constabulary

Special Constable James Thomson Rennie Henderson's medals (Obverse)
Special Constable James Thomson Rennie Henderson's medals (Reverse)
SC J T R Henderson's medal inscriptions
SC J T R Henderson's Miniature Medals

Angus Special Constabulary

Angus Special Constabulary

 

Special Constable Alexander D. Lamond

 

This is an Elizabeth II version unworn in its box of issue.

 

 

 

 

 

FOR SALE

 

 

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Berwick Roxburgh & Selkirk Special Constabulary

Berwick Roxburgh & Selkirk Special Constabulary

 

Special Constable John M. Goodfellow

 

This is an Elizabeth II version in its box of issue with an accompanying letter from the Chief Constable, Thomas McCallum dated 23 May 1968.

 

 

 

 

FOR SALE 

 

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Letter from CC Thomas McCallum to SC John M. Goodfellow

Dundee City Police Special Constabulary

Lochee Section of Dundee City Police Special Constabulary in 1940 (See key below)
Key to Picture of Dundee City Police Lochee Special Constabulary Section in 1940

Edinburgh City Special Constabulary

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Special Constabulary Longe Service Medal (GVR)

Edinburgh City Special Constabulary Medal 1919

 

Edinburgh City Special Constabulary

 

Special Constable John Sinclair Beddie 


 

 

These medals were bought together with a pair of Edinburgh City Police medals to John S.Beddie's nephew, PS John Augustus Beddie and they can be seen in the Edinburgh City Police section.

Edinburgh City Special Constable

Edinburgh City Special Constable wearing the Edinburgh Corporation WW1 Special Constabulary Medal

Greenock Special Constabulary

Greenock Special Constable's Medal 1919, obverse (Courtesy of Christine Adams)
Greenock Special Constable's Medal 1919, reverse (Courtesy of Christine Adams)

Leith Burgh Police Special Constabulary

The Defence Medal

King george V Jubilee Medal 1935

King George VI Coronation Medal 1937

The Special Constabulary Long Service Medal 

Leith Burgh Police Special Constabulary Medal 1919

 

 

Leith Burgh Police Special Constabulary

Edinburgh City Special Constabulary

 

SC Raimondo Nicola de Pinto

 

Special Constable Raimondo Nocloa de Pinto begun his service in Leith Burgh Police and continued in the Edinburgh City Special Constabulary after amalgamation in 1920.

  

The medals are privately engraved to R.N de Pinto.

 

The clasps on the SCLSM are for:

 

"The Great War 1914 - 1918"

"Long Service - 1929"

Raimondo Nicola de Pinto's medals mounted for wear
Leith Special Constabulary Medal : The Great War : Privately engraved to R.N. de Pinto
Leith Special Constabulary ; SC Raimondo Nicolo de PInto in March 1916

Leith Burgh Police Special Constabulary

SC 288 David Scott Leith Burgh Police Special Constabulary Medal, St Andrew's Ambulance Corps 1911 Medal, Special Constabulary Long Service Medal and St Andrew's Ambulance Corps Long Service Medal.
Leith Burgh Police Special Constables - Inspector Begg's Section June 1916. SC 288 David Scott is 3rd from left in back row.

Thank you to Ian Hall for these images above and also those under Dumbartonshire Constabulary, Leith Burgh Police Special Constabulary, City of Glasgow Fire Brigade and City of Glasgow Police.

Midlothian Special Constabulary

Midlothian Special Constabulary

 

Special Constable Alfred Davidson Twatt

 

 

 

 


 

The British War Medal

The VIctory Medal

Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GVIR)

 

This SCLSM comes in its box of issue along with a BWM and VM to:

 

"S-25513 Pte. A.D. Twatt A & SH"

 

All the medals have their original ribbons but are unmounted and unworn. Some research is included in the sale too.

 

SOLD

 

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The original box containing SC A D Twatt's BWM, VM & SCLSM

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