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

Date of Auction: 21st July 2021

Sold for £150

Estimate: £100 - £140

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R., narrow suspension, impressed naming (C. Turner, To. Artfr: H.M.S. Imperieuse.) lightly polished, very fine £100-£140


Charles Turner was born in Buntingford, Hertfordshire, on 17 August 1855 and joined the Royal Navy (after 3 years and 220 days in the army) on 4 November 1878. Advanced Torpedo Artificer on 1 March 1888, he was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 14 August 1890, and was shore pensioned in the rate of Chief Armourer on 16 April 1896.