Liverpool City Police

Police Strike Gallery 1919

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Sgt. Robert Tisseyman and his section 1919

Sgt. Robert Tissyman and his section, 1919.
It is likely that all of these men went on strike in 1919.

Note the large buckled belts on the front row officers. These were worn when on night duty to carry a heavy lantern.

Sgt.John Morgan

Sgt John Morgan - A non striking officer

HMS Antrim

H.M.S. Antrim in readiness

soldiers with fixed bayonets guarding shops in Liverpool in August 1919
Soldier with fixed bayonet guarding looted shops in Liverpool during the 1919 Police strike

Soldiers with fixed bayonets guarding looted shops, August 1919

Head Constable Police Order

Head Constable Order, August 1919

Recruitment poster, August 1919 1919
Recruitment advert, August 1919

Newspaper recruiting advert, August 1919

Military presence, St Georges Plateau, Liverpool during the Police strike August 1919

Military presence, St. Georges Plateau, August 1919.

HMS Valiant anchored, River Mersey, August 1919

HMS Valiant anchored, River Mersey, August 1919


Recruiting poster, August 1919

An article about the Police Strike can be viewed by clicking the link below:

Inscribed Liverpool City Police truncheon issued to non striking officers 1919
London Road riot damage 1919 - click to enlarge

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