Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (21 July 2021)

Date of Auction: 21st July 2021

Sold for £160

Estimate: £100 - £140

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R., narrow suspension, impressed naming (Fredk. Dashper, Ldg. Stoker, H.M.S. Himalaya.) nearly extremely fine £100-£140


Frederick Dashper was born in Tavistock, Devon, on 15 March 1864, and entered naval service as a Stoker Second Class on 4 May 1883. Advanced Leading Stoker on 24 November 1892, he was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 2 June 1893, and was shore pensioned ion 3 May 1903. Joining the Royal Fleet Reserve on 11 May 1903, he was recalled for War service, and served during the Great War, largely in H.M.S. Essex, between April 1915 and August 1916, before being invalided out of the service on 20 September 1916.