Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (22 July 2015)

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Date of Auction: 22nd July 2015

Sold for £260

Estimate: £260 - £300

Royal Naval Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (E.S.2543 C. E. Wood, Engn. R.N.R. “J. Burn” Aux. Patrol 1918) good very fine £260-300


M.S.M. London Gazette 11 April 1919. ‘Engmn. Charles Edward Wood, R.N.R., O.N. 2543 E.S.’

Charles Edward Wood was born in London on 8 June 1872. Living in Great Yarmouth, he enrolled into the R.N.R. on 1 March 1915 and was posted to Attentive III. Awarded the Royal Navy M.S.M. for services on board J. Burn in the Auxiliary Patrol during the period 1 July-11 November 1918. Discharged from Kingfisher in December 1919. Entitled to the 1914-15 Star trio of medals. With copied service papers and gazette and roll extracts.