Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008)

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £400

Estimate: £350 - £450

A Sea Gallantry Medal group of four awarded to Able Seaman Charles A. Chapman, Royal Navy, for services at the wreck of the Delhi, 1911

Sea Gallantry Medal, G.V.R., bronze (Charles A. Chapman “Delhi” 13 Dec. 1911); 1914-15 Star (208487 A.B., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (208487 A.B., R.N.) mounted court style for wear, good very fine (4) £350-450


Ref. Spink Exhibition 1985, No. 115.

Charles A. Chapman was an Able Seaman aboard the battleship
Prince of Wales when he was awarded the S.G.M. for his services at the wreck of the Delhi.