These records, kept at TNA under reference QLIB5, contain nominal rolls and category lists for the commemorative medal issued to celebrate the coronation of King George VI. Those receiving the medals include civilians as well as those in the armed forces.
This is an indexed collection where the record image can be seen.
The King George VI Coronation Medal 1937 was a commemorative medal, instituted to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth which took place on 12th May, 1937. It was also the first occasion on which the Coronation Service had been broadcast.
This medal was distributed in a very similar manner to King George V’s Silver Jubilee Medal throughout the Commonwealth, as a personal souvenir of the 1937 Coronation.
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Period covered: King George VI 1937 Coronation Medal.
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Original Source: This collection is stored at The National Archives under the reference QLIB5.