Leisure => General Leisure => Celebrations => Topic started by: peterchall on February 27, 2012, 16:41:45

Title: Jubilee 1935 & Coronation 1937
Post by: peterchall on February 27, 2012, 16:41:45
Foreword to ‘The King’s Grace. 1910-1935’, a 160p book published on the Silver Jubilee of King George V, which was a history of his reign. Every school child in Rochester received a copy.
(http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/petec-photo/KingsGrace.jpg)

On the occasion of the Coronation of George VI every Chatham schoolchild received a copy of ‘The Crowning of the King and Queen’. Here is the Foreword to that:
(http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/petec-photo/Coronation.jpg)
(http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/petec-photo/Coronation3.jpg)

The medal issued on that occasion. It originally had a ribbon - has anyone got one?
I’m not sure how widely it was distributed:
(http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/petec-photo/Coronationmedal1.jpg)
(http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/petec-photo/CoronationMedal2.jpg)