1926 General Strike Gallery

Gloucestershire Police Officers about to leave for duty at the General Strike in 1926. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 125)
Police officers marching believed to be on duty for the General Strike, location not know. Police Constable 126 Tom Pittaway third from the right. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1469)
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Gloucester canal and bargemen going to prison for various offences - Picketing, Obstructing the Police etc in the General Strike 22 May 1926. Led by Deputy Chief Constable Hopkins, Inspector Williams from the Police Station at Bearlands to Gloucester Prison. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1874)
Fifteen uniformed officers on motor cycles and motor cycle combinations during the Forest of Dean Miners strike in 1926. Second from left is Police Constable William H. Chandler. The officer in the sidecar in the centre of the photo is Inspector Alan Brent of Coleford. It is believed that most if not all of the motor cycles were the property of the riders. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2385)
Coal Strike Lydney 1926. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 131)
Miners and four uniformed police constables taken at Princess Royal Colliery pithead, Forest of Dean - 1926. Second from left is Police Constable 43 Fitzroy F. Taylor stationed at Lydney. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 130)
Gloucestershire Constabulary mounted police at Miners Strike - Forest of Dean in 1926. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 127)
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