A World War Two Special Constable, Freemasons group of three awarded to William Henry Eldridge of Hastings Sussex comprising 1939-45 Defence Medal, unnamed as issued, Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, GVR, with two clasps, Long Service 1942, Long Service 1946 (William H. Eldridge.), The Royal Masonic Institute for Girls Stewards Jewel 1953, unnamed, all medals as issued in boxes of issued with Bestowal slip for Defence Medal.
William Henry Eldridge was born in 1883 to William and Lillian Anne Eldridge of Hastings Sussex. He married Lillian Fannie Jeannie Holliday on the 14th of September 1911 in Crookham, Hampshire, Henry was a Builder by Trade. Henry was Initiated into Derwent Lodge number 40 on the 14th of October 1918, Passed on Armistice Day the 11th of November 1918 and Raised on the 9th of December 1918. The 1939- census shows Henry living at 13 Prospect Place, hasting, Sussex, the address also on the box of issue for his Defence Medal, A builder by trade and a Special Constable – Hastings. Henry died on the 16th of October 1964 in Hastings.
Sold with ribband bar boxes od issue and 4 swimming race medals, and copied genealogical and Freemason details.