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Can anyone identify this bobbies collar emblem, it looks like a P or a D but what's that underneath it? Is he something to do with the docklands or the railways perhaps?

Does this make him easier to put a name too? His collar number looks like 266 or 268? 

 

 

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The divisional symbol, if I squint my eyes just right, somewhat resembles the fouled anchor of the Thames Division of The Metropolitan Police. On the other hand, it could be a stylized letter L or P or ?. The jubilee medal is lacking the 1897 clasp, so that’s no help in narrowing down the date.  

We’ll have to wait for Dave Wilkinson to climb aboard. He will have the definitive answer. 

Mike. 

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Wasn't sure whether the Thames Division wore the custodian type helmet? Wouldn't there collar letter be TA? I wondered whether this chap was part of one of the Dockyards Divisions? Interestingly none of the Dockyards Divisions appear to have had enough Bobbies to have a 266/268 collar number? Certainly is a very curious example...........

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