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James Munnelly (a.k.a. James Kerry actor) & Kevin Munnelly, brothers of Michael Munnelly 23 Sunday People Journalist who was murdered by an 18 year old butcher's cutter, while visiting family in London, December 1964.Brothers pictured outside St Pancreas Coroner's Court when inquest into Michael Munnelly's death was opened & adjourned.Michael Munnelly died whilst defending a milkman from over a dozen thugs.In recognition of his bravery, Michael Munnelly was posthumously awarded the Binney medal. *** Local Caption *** The Binney Memorial Medal is awarded for the bravest action in support of law and order performed for the year in the areas controlled by the Metropolitan or City of London police by any person not a member of a police force. The award was instituted in 1947 as a memorial to Captain Ralph Binney RN, who lost his life in 1944 when he made a gallant and single-handed attempt to prevent the escape of ???smash and grab??? thieves in the City of London. Captain Binney???s friends in the Royal Navy wanted to commemorate his bravery in some way and so they subscribed to a Trust Fund to found a medal to be awarded annually. The awards, presented at Goldsmiths??? Hall, are made by a selection committee comprising the Chief Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, who is chairman, the Commissioners of the Metropolitan and City police, the Chief of Fleet Support and the Clerk of the Goldsmith??? Company.

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Keywords 1960s
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Year 6x6
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