Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (17 August 2021)

Date of Auction: 17th August 2021

Sold for £280

Estimate: £160 - £200

Pair: Lieutenant R. H. Story, Royal Navy

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (Sub. Lieut. R. H. Story, R.N. H.M.S. Eclipse); Khedive’s Star, 1882, unnamed as issued, light pitting, very fine (2) £160-£200


Richard H. Story was born in Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, on 7 July 1859 and entered Britannia as a Naval Cadet on 15 July 1872. He was appointed Midshipman on 17 October 1874, and was commissioned Sub-Lieutenant on 16 October 1878. He served in H.M.S. Eclipse from 10 November 1880, before transferring to the Half Pay List with the rank of Lieutenant on 29 August 1883.