Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 February 2015)

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Date of Auction: 25th February 2015

Sold for £550

Estimate: £600 - £700

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Syria (George Cleaveland.) old lacquer, otherwise nearly extremely fine


George Cleaveland is confirmed on the roll as a Mate aboard the Princess Charlotte during the Syrian operations. He was born on 9 September 1818 and entered the Navy on 25 June 1832. Promoted to Lieutenant on 7 February 1842, he does not appear to have seen any further active service and died at Bromley, Kent, on 8 January 1855.