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Jubilee 1935 & Coronation 1937
« Reply #1 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.


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:



The medal issued on that occasion. It originally had a ribbon - has anyone got one?
I’m not sure how widely it was distributed:


It's no use getting old if you don't get artful

 

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