Liverpool City Police Good Service Medal, silver, with bar for Service Over 30 years, Philip Teare Cleator, Liverpool City Police, born and raised on the Isle of Man in Jurby.
Silver Medal: Engraved on rim: ‘ 9”F” Philip Teare Cleator ’
Engraved on reverse: “Presented by Watch Committee 9th October 1918.”
Bronze Medal: Engraved on rim: P.S. 9 “F” Philip Teare Cleator
Engraved on reverse: “Presented by Watch Committee 11th May 1920.”
With original brooch bar, sewn on silk ribbon.
Mr Philip Teare Cleator, was born circa 1873 in the Isle of Man. Cleator an old Manx name.
His father William was a Farmer of 60 Acres, in East Sartfield, Jurby, Isle of Man. They had a massive family, with his wife Ellinor, they had living with them in 1881, 11 Children, including 9 year old philip.
As a young man, he came to Liverpool and never left, in 1901, he was a Lodger in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, as a 28 year old Police Constable in the City Force.
In 1902 he married Joann Arthurson, of Shetland, in Toxteth Park.
Police Sergeant by 1911.
In 1927, the Liverpool Echo recalls Police Sergeant P. T. Cleator investigation a death titled “WALKED TO HIS DEATH, Old Man’s Tragic End in a Garden.”
In 1939 he had retired and was living in Formby with his wife Joan. And his father in law Arthur Arthurson.
In later life he moved to Wakefield in Yorkshire, and died in Horbury on 7th February 1960.