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

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Date of Auction: 5th April 2006

Sold for £150

Estimate: £100 - £120

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (JX. 133418 W. Murphy, P.O., H.M.S. Drake) good very fine £100-120


William Murphy was mentioned in despatches for his services as a member of the Staff of the Senior Naval Officer Landing (S.N.O.L.), ‘G’ for George Beach, in “Operation Husky”, a post that more than likely witnessed his attachment to a Royal Naval Commando (Seedie’s and London Gazette 21 December 1943 refer).