Orders, Decorations and Medals (22 September 2000)

Date of Auction: 22nd September 2000

Sold for £310

Estimate: £300 - £350

Three: Leading Seaman Richard Hooper, Royal Navy

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (A.B.) officially impressed naming; China 1857-60, 2 clasps, Canton 1857, Taku Forts 1858, unnamed as issued; Turkish Crimea, British issue, unnamed as issued, with original ribbons, good very fine (3) £300-350


Richard Hooper was born at Litchfield, Hampshire, on 2 May 1832. He served as Able Seaman aboard H.M.S. Niger in the Crimea, and as Leading Seaman aboard H.M.S. Calcutta during the operations in China 1857-58. Sold with full confirmation.