MEDALS TO ROYAL NAVY, MERCHANT NAVY & ROYAL MARINES


China Medal  Taku Forts 1860  WM. READ, 3RD C C T ENG. H.M.S. PRINCE ARTHUR. IN.  £525

William Read served as a Trained Engineer, 3rd Class with the Indian Navy from June 1859 to February 1861, when he resigned in Bombay.
HMS Prince Arthur was a troop ship that joined the Indian Navy in 1858.

Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (EdVII)  PETER ALLEN, P.O. 1 CL. H.M.S. TAMAR.  SOLD

Copy service record. Peter Allen was born in Ham, Surrey in 1870 and joined the navy in 1886. Served on various ships, including Agincourt, Himalaya, Archer, etc. Also served several months at Wei Hei Wei in China 1903. Medal awarded 1904 and joined the Royal Fleet Reserve. September 1914 posted to Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division (Chief Petty Officer), but then posted to Crystal Palace Depot 6 October 1914, where he remained for the rest of the war. He was awarded the British War Medal.

1914-15 Star
                  J.33913. G.E. WILD, O. TEL.,R.N.
British War Medal              J.33913 G.E. WILD. L.TEL. R.N.
Victory Medal                     J.33913 G.E. WILD. L.TEL. R.N.
1937 Coronation Medal   
Unanmed
Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (GV)  J.33913 G.E. WILD. L.TEL. H.M.S. TAMAR

Copy service record. George Edward Wild
was born in Sheffield in 1898 and joined the navy in January 1915 as a Boy. Served as a Boy Telegraphist at start of the war and was on cruisers, such as Doris and Defiance. At the end of the war he was a Leading Telegraphist. Served on Hood from Sept. 1923 to Jan. 1926. 1937 Coronation Medal confirmed as Petty Officer Telegraphist. His Continous Service Card is confusing at it states "Re-entered 6 May 1938 as Tel (Pens) No. D/JX158697. and Transferred to J33913 on Mobilization. 3.9.1939. However, there are no further entries on his card.
Group of Five: £275



China Medal (1900) P. GARDE. A.B., H.M.S. PIQUE.  £275 
Copy service sheet. Patrick Garde was from Cork and enlisted April 1893, aged 15. Served on Lion (1893), Melampus (1894), Wallrus (1895), Magnificent (1898), Pique (1900), Aeolus (1902), Excellent (1904), Cambridge (1904), Leander (1905), Niobe (1906), Suffolk (1908), Orion (1909), Donegal (1911), Centurion (1914), Blake (1915), Mameluke (1916), Mavis (1917), Arbutus (1917 - torpedoed 15 Dec. and sank the next day). Discharged January 1919. Sheet notes "Wounded as the result of an explosion 3rd June 1917" - on this date there was an explosion in the engine room of Mavis. Also received 1914/15 Star trio and Long Service Good Conduct Medal (1917). 

Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal   M.35303 A.B. CLARK. O.A.1. H.M.S. SUFFOLK.   £120
Copy service papers. Alexander Bertram Clark was from Swindon and enlisted in January 1920, aged 28. His service sheet has "Late M.C.S. - on MC2490" - The Mine Clearance Service. Served on HMS Columbine (1921-23), Centurion, Dauntless, Excellent, Nelson, Suffolk, Malaya and Boscawen. Awarded LSGC 1934 and the Naval General Service Medal for Palestine. Also entitled to some medals for WWII service. Pensioned August 1941.  
Naval General Service Medal  Near East  D/MX.902409 J.L. BARNETT. E.R.A.5. R.N.   £120
Mounted for wear.

Honourable Discharge Scroll     No.210799 Petty Officer William O'Brien    £45

Royal Naval Reserve Long Service Medal (EdVII)  82275 G. RICE. SEAN.1CL. R.N.R.   £65
Copy roll. Medal awarded 6 September 1910 and sent to Belfast.

Royal Naval Reserve Long Service Medal (EdVII)  L1350 D. BURKE. SEAN.2CL. R.N.R. £65
Copy roll. Medal awarded 22 January 1912 and sent to Galway.

Victory Medal 
C.Z.5802 J. O'BRIEN. A.B. R.N.V.R.       £20
James O'Brien was born in 1896 and was a miner in Dalkeith and enlisted in the Clyde Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. In August 1915 he was posted to 6th Battalion, Royal Naval Division. His card was also stamped “Sea Service.” He was awarded a 1914/15 Star trio.

British War Medal  J.84737 J.H. BECKETT. ORD. R.N.
Victory Medal        
J.84737 J.H. BECKETT. ORD. R.N.
Copy service record. James Henry Beckett was born in London 6 February 1900 and enlisted February 1918. Served on HMS Patrol, a scout cruiser in the Irish sea. Discharged April 1919.
Pair: £50 

British War Medal 225919 C.G. MARTIN. A.B. R.N.       £35
Copy research. Charles George Martin was born in Portsmouth 1887 and enlisted in July 1905 (Boy 2nd class). By 1914 he was an AB and serving on HMS Hercules, a Colossus Class Battleship that served at Jutland. In October 1917 he joined HMS Coreopsis. He transferred to the Royal Fleet Reserve in 1919. During his service he got 42 days detention for insubordination. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.

British War Medal          ALBERT E. SHIPLEY         £35 
Copy medal card. Albert Edward Shipley was born 1879 in East Bolden. 1911 census shows him as a "Marine Engineer" living in South Shields with his wife and two children. Also awarded the Mercantile Marine War Medal. 1926 was serving as a 1st Engineer on SS Gri
pfast. Card shows that he continued to serve until November 1938. He died in South Shields in 1954.

British War Medal         K.52340 A. CUSHING. STO.2 R.N.        £30
Copy service record. Naming a bit rubbed. Alfred Cushing was born in Gateshead, Durham and was a coal miner born in June 1900. He joined the Royal Navy in July 1918 and served HMS Apollo (Onslow). Discharged 14 March 1919.



British War Medal          5259T.S. F. THOMAS. ENGN. R.N.R.          £38 
Copy service papers. Thomas Frederick was born in Swansea 28 March 1893, son of Thomas and Caroline Thomas. He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve 15 March 1916. Served on  "Sabrina (Numitor)", "Halcyon", back to Numitor, then Idaho (H.T. William Colbourne). Finally "Boadacia II (Irene)". Boadacia II was the base for armed patrol trawlers. He was discharged 17 October 1918 and issued a silver war badge. Entitled to a Victory Medal.


British War Medal       
9270S A. DAVIES. STO. R.N.R.             £38
Copy service papers.  Anthony Davies was born in Swansea 29 December 1892, son of Ivan and Mary Davies. Enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve 13 May 1916. Served HMS Warspite until discharged 16 February 1919. Entitled to Victory Medal.

Victory Medal              209036 W.J. CONNARD. L.S. R.N.           £20
Copy papers. Walter Jones Connard, born 7 Sept. 1883 in Southport, Lancashire. Joined the navy 7 Marchy 1900 and served on HMS Agincourt, Amphitrite, Black Prince, Commonwealth (1914 to August 1917), Aquitania (Jan 1918 to Jan. 1919), Emperor of India. Discharged 21 July 1922 with rank of Petty Officer.



Queen's Korea Medal            P/KX.833174 W.G. JENNER A/L.S.M.N. R.N.
United Nations Medal Korea   Unnamed
Mounted as worn.
Pair: £200

R.A.G. Newman

General Service Medal Borneo   K.941536 R.A.G. NEWMAN. M.(E).1. R.N.
Pingat Jasa Malaysia
Pair: £110
 

General Service Medal Northern Ireland   MEM(M)1 H D PAGE D224405J RN  £88
Marine Engineering Mechanic (Mechanical).