MEDALS TO ROYAL NAVY, MERCHANT NAVY & ROYAL MARINES


Lost or stolen: South Atlantic Medal (rosette) & Merchant Navy Medal (1st type) to MARTYN P. COOMBES

British Empire Medal                     AMEER KHAN KHUSBAL
British War Medal                          AMEER KHAN KHOOSAL.
Mercantile Marine War Medal      AMEER KHAN KHOOSAL.
1939-45 Star
Atlantic Star
Africa Star
Italy Star
1939-45 war Medal

London Gazette 15 June 1945: British Empire (Civil Division): Ameer Khan Khusbal, Fireman Serang, s.s. Mooltan. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company Ltd.
Note different spelling of last name. The ss Mooltan was requisitioned as an armed merchant cruiser (troopship) on 6 September 1939. From October 1939 to Janaury 1941 she served on the South Atlantic Station and the Freetown Escort Force. She then served in support of the landings in North Africa 1942 and Italy 1943. The Mooltan was awarded six B.E.M.s for war service.
Sold with copies of original deck plans for the Mooltan, supplied by the shipbuilders in Belfast.
Group of Eight: £  


Crimea Medal   Sebastopol   
H.C. MEDDER.R.N. H.M.S: PRINCESS ROYAL    £325  
             
Medal engraved. Henry Courtis Turpin Medder was born July 1840 in Stoke Damerel, Devon. Served on HMS Princess Royal during the Baltic War (entitled to medal) and then in the Crimean War. Appointed Assistant Clerk February 1855. Clerk February 1857. Assistant Paymaster March 1860. Appointed Paymaster 9 August 1870.
Died 18 August 1872.


Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service Medal  154373 PO. A. 5029 J.W. BRADLEY. C.P.O. R.F.R.    £75
John William Bradley joined the Royal Navy in 1890, aged 15. In January 1913 he served under the Royal Australian Navy Agreement and joined HMS Australia. February 1915 transferred
 to the Royal Fleet Reserve. Served through to February 1920 when he was demobilized. Also received a Silver War Badge.  

Naval General Service Medal  Near East  C/SK.951745 S.G. CHUBB. M.(E).1. R.N.    £140  

Queen's South Africa Medal                                           J.R. LININGTON, M.A.A., H.M.S. GIBRALTAR.
Royal Navy Long Service Good Conduct Medal (Vic) J.R. LININGTON, M.A.A., H.M.S. IMPREGNABLE.
John Robert Linington was born in Crookhaven, Co. Cork in February 1864. Joined the Navy May 1880, Boy 2nd class. PS February 1882 (HMS Thalia); AB September 1883 (HMS Boadicea); Ship's Corporal Ocotber 1890 (Vivid); Master at Arms May 1896 (Hawke); joined Gibraltar March 1901. Joined the Essex in March 1906. In June 1906 the cruiser Essex lost a man killed by an exploding cartidge during an exercise, and Linington gave evidence at the enquirey. "The evidence of John Robert Linington, Master at Arms of the Essex was in effect that on Wednesday at about 5.30 pm whilst the Essex was engaged in attacking one of the enemy, an explosion took place in the starboard upper deck casement foremost where the deceased, who was 20 years of age, was one of the gun crew." Discharged 8 February 1907 and joined the Royal Fleet Reserve. He was mobilised for the war but only received a British War Medal, rank C.P.O. He settled in St. Budeaux, Devonshire and died 13 November 1921.
Pair: £425



Mercantile Marine War Medal   HAROLD P. HEWETSON.   £45
Copy medal card with photo. Harold Percy Hewetson was serving on the War Apricot when the war ended.


Mercantile Marine War Medal   GEORGE STEPHENSON     £45


Mercantile Marine War Medal   ARTHUR J. TURNER     £45
Only one card with this name. Arthur James Turner, born in Leyton in 1898.


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          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.


A cased model of a Vosper MTB made from paper
Boat is 28 inches long. Case is 31 x 15 x 11 inches. Buyer to collect.