General Strike, bronze Service Medal, 1926, by E. Gillick for the Royal Mint, helmeted figure of Britannia seated holds a laurel wreath, in the field a winged emblem of of the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company between a rose and a thistle, FOR SERVICE IN NATIONAL EMERGENCY MAY 1926, rev. three draped fihures hold locomotives in their outstretched hands, LARGITAS/ MUMERIS// SALUS/ REIPUBLICAE, (THE IMMENSITY OF THE TASK, THE WELL-BEING OF THE COUNTRY). 51 mm, BHM. 4210). About extremely fine. £45.00
The medal was given to those who had given service on behalf of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company.
The Mint Report for 1926 records that 7,370 medals were struck in bronze.
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