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№ 110


13 January 2021

Hammer Price:

Five: Inspector J. Riddell, Hong Kong Police

1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Colonial Police Forces L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (Insp. Riddell, J.)
very fine or better (5) £300-£400

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals from the Collection of David Lloyd.

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Provenance: Bertram Collection, Dix Noonan Webb, September 2004.

J. Riddell served as an Inspector with the Hong Kong Police, and was interned following the fall of Hong Kong in Stanley Gaol between 1941-45. He was awarded his Colonial Police Forces Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 14 December 1945; a picture of him appears in The Royal Hong Kong Police by Crisswell and Watson, as a member of the successful H.K. Police Rugby Team 1938-39.