South African Police medal for faithful service. Obverse with “Police service” and “Polisiedienst” in raised lettering surrounding the South African coat of arms. On teh reverse “For faithful service” a horizontal raised line and then “Vir Troue Diens”. In the base of the reverse is the Sterling silver .925 and RMP hallmarks.
Around the rim the medal is named to “186.1/SERSANT. W.J COX SWAP” – Sergeant in the South West Africa Police.
An Edward VII Royal Navy Reserve (RNR) Long Service and Good Conduct medal to C556 G GREEN SEA 1 CL RNR – Seaman first class.
Obverse – EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR and the Image of Edward 7th.
Reverse – DIUTURNE FEDELIS – literally Overtime faithful underneath a stylised image of the then technologically advanced royal navy ship HMS Dreadnaught
Note – Ribbon colours changed over time for this medal and varied according the service. EG – The RNR and RVNR had different ribbons after 1919.