Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 April 2006)

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Date of Auction: 5th April 2006

Sold for £40

Estimate: £30 - £50

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, coinage head (J. 104388 G. R. Hill, A.B., H.M.S. Enterprise) contact marks and one or two edge bruises, otherwise very fine £30-50


George Richard Hill was born at Eastleigh, Hampshire in February 1904 and entered the Royal Navy as a Boy 1st Class in September 1921. Among other inter-war seagoing appointments, he served in the aircraft carriers H.M.S. Courageous and H.M.S. Argus. Hill was awarded his L.S. & G.C Medal while serving aboard the cruiser Enterprise.