Interesting WW1 Durham War Hospital presentation key to Police Commander C. B. E
A very interesting WW1 Durham War Hospital Key presented to Commander Alfred Gollin, Special Constabulary who was in charge of the Hornsey Sub-Division. This Key would have been presented to Commander Gollin for his police presence at the Hospital or as a token of recognition for sending serving constabulary to the Hospital in Durham, Northumberland during the First World War. Commander Alfred Gollin, born in 1861 was a high ranking Police Officer for the Metropolitan Special Constabulary, being in charge of the Hornsey sub-division. He was awarded the O.
E (Civil) in 1918 and the C. The beautiful quality gilt brass key is decorated with dolphins joining to make the bow. The key is housed in its original box, with silver engraved presentation plaque reading. HE - HORNSEY SUB DIVISION. C ON THE OCCAION OF THE OPENING OF RECREATION HUT''DURHAM HOUSE'' HOSPITAL, CROUCH HILL.
An interesting item that was awarded from an interesting WW1 Hospital. I believe the recreation hut was a place where the special constabulary held their police presence. Any questions please feel free to ask. This item is in the category "Collectables\Memorabilia\Police Memorabilia\Equipment". The seller is "pambax_4" and is located in this country: GB.
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- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Theme: Police
- Type: key