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

Date of Auction: 17th August 2021

Sold for £130

Estimate: £100 - £140

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R., narrow suspension, impressed naming (L. A. Mogg, S.B. Stewd., H.M.S. Gibraltar.) polished, minor edge bruise, nearly very fine £100-£140


Louis Arthur Mogg was born in Portsmouth on 19 July 1866 and joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic Third Class in H.M.S. Asia on 12 November 1884. Advanced Sick Berth Attendant on 6 February 1886, and Sick Berth Steward on 1 October 1894, he was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 14 January 1895. He was promoted Chief Sick Berth Steward on 1 July 1901, whilst serving in the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert, and was shore pensioned from that vessel on 24 June 1907. Recalled for War service on 2 August 1914, he was invalided out on 20 May 1915.