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the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
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Long Service Good Conduct Medal
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Long Service, Good Conduct medal was created in 1934, and may be awarded to any Officer,
non-Commissioned Officer, or Constable who is of irreproachable character and who than has completed not less than 20 years of service
with good conduct. A clasp is awarded for greater than 20 years service, with a different clasp for each addtional five year interval. LSGC
medals are highly colletible and are named to the Meber they are awared to, with the Member's name imprinted on the side of the medal.
Typical post war distribution box for the
LSGC was fashioned from cardboard with the
recipient's name typed on the lid.
A more modern version of the LSGC presentation case, with a padded
case with the badge of the Force on the cover and red velvet interior.
Two examples of the Long Service, Good Conduct medal, awarded for 20 years of faithful service. Pictured (above) are an early Elizabeth II medal
awarded to Cst. Vinton James Hamilton McFadden and a George VI medal awarded to Cst. Frederick James Lavell. Cst. Lavell was originally a
member of the Dominion Police, joining the RCMP in 1922.
King George V LSGC (above) along with Order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem
and the 1937 Coronation Medal named to
RNWMP Regimental # 9094
Sgt. Major Hugh C ASHTON.
King George VI LSGC (left) named to RCMP Regimental #10499
Sgt. Duncan C. MARTIN.
George V (GV reverse) 388
George VI (GV reverse) 384
George VI (GVI reverse) 329
Elizabeth II (GVI reverse) 482 (to end of 1955)
Elizabeth II (EIIR reverse) 1,329 (to end of 1967)
Elizabeth II 18,580 (to August 2014)
2011 - 967
2013 - 1,119
2014 - 1,786
45 year clasp – 12 recipients (to the end of 2014)
40 year clasp – 168 recipients (to the end of 2014)
Gold & Silver clasp
A) 1939-45 Star; B) Italy star; C) France and Germany star; D) the Defense medal;
E) Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Overseas bar; F) War Medal 1939-45; G) 1967 Confederation Centennial medal, and;
H) RCMP Long Service, Good Conduct medal with 35 years of service gold clasp (3 stars).
MESS DRESS MINATURE MEDAL GROUPING
ATTRIBUTABLE TO O.470 R.P. HARRISON, No 1 PROVOST COY (RCMP) MEMBER
Vancouver RCMP Regimnetal #36335
Cst. Laurier Roland CADIEUX
in his Review Order uniform (right) with a display of awards on his chest bookended by the Star of
Courage (left) and a Long Service Good Conduct medal (far right).
He is also wearing two Commendations on his pocket - the RCMP Commissioner's Commendation
(top) and below that, what appears to be the BC Lieutenant Governor's Commendation (bottom).
Citation taken from the website of
the Governor General of Canada:
On December 8, 1984, at about 11 p.m., off-duty RCMP
Cst. Laurier Cadieux was enjoying a meal at The Keg
restaurant in Langley, British Columbia, when he heard two
shotgun blasts. He immediately investigated only to encounter a
woman brandishing a revolver whom he then overpowered and
disarmed. He heard another shot, turned and saw a man holding
a sawed-off shotgun who fled up some stairs; Cst Cadieux
pursued and confronted him with the weapon taken from the
woman. He discovered the weapon was defective, but decided
to bluff: he identified himself as a policeman, telling the man to
lay down his weapon. The man complied but, realizing the bluff,
lunged forward. A struggle ensued and, with the help of
restaurant staff and patrons, the man was overpowered.
Meanwhile, the woman was rescued by a third accomplice and
both fled the premises. Police arrived shortly thereafter and
took the remaining man into custody. The others, along with a
fourth accomplice, were later arrested and charged.
RCMP Regimnetal # 29105
Sgt. Major Bill STEWART
carrying the RCMP Guidon
at Hyde Park Barracks, Knightsbridge, UK.
RCMP Regimental # 22202
S/Sgt Patrick Shafer (left)
wearing his LSGC medal and bar, along with his EIIR Golden
Jubilee medal. He is holding the case with his newly warded
EIIR Diamond Jubilee medal.a
Former RCMP Commissioner
in his review order uniform (left).
Long Service medal
NWMP Regimental #3113 Cst Walter Festung Sheppard,
born 31 May 1874 at Brighton Sussex, England,
and joined the NWMP 02 July 1895 at Regina NWT.
He died in Victoria, BC on 24 July 1964.
On 01 Jan 1900 he volunteered for service with the
Canadian Mounted Rifles and served in South Africa until 14
His NWMP term of service expired on 01 July 1900.
He had been stationed at Regina and Calgary.
Prior to joining the Force, he served with the Winnipeg
Mounted Infantry and the Royal Canadian Dragoons.
Rolled on the rim: 304 SEJTtW.F. SHEPPARD THE CANDN. M.R.
QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA
178,000 QSA medals were issued and 3,860 were issued to Canadians.
No 1 PROVOST COY (RCMP) MEDAL GROUP WITH RCMP LONG SERVICE
ATTRIBUTED TO RCMP REGIMENTAL #12810 SGT KENNETH GEORGE PEDENSEN, No 1 PROVOST COMPANY (RCMP)
RCMP SERVICE IN N & F DIVISIONS, 1935 - 1958
DIED IN CALGARY, AB IN 1975