A Collection of Medals to Offices and Ratings of H.M.S. Penelope

Date of Auction: 4th December 2008

Sold for £130

Estimate: £130 - £150

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Alexandria 11th July (E. Pank, A.B., H.M.S. Penelope) edge bruise, better than very fine £130-150


Edward Pank was born in the parish of St. Clements, Norwich in August 1858 and entered the Royal Navy as a Boy 2nd Class in February 1875. An Able Seaman by the time of his service in H.M.S. Penelope (December 1880 to November 1882), he was discharged ashore to Melville Hospital in December 1885; sold with a file of research, including copied service record.