Long Service Medals from the Collection formed by John Tamplin

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £250

Estimate: £120 - £140

Eight: Chief Petty Officer Writer A. E. Lee, Royal Navy

British War and Victory Medals (L.68623 A. Lee, Tel. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, with Second Award Bar (M35124 A. E. Lee, C.P.O.Wr. H.M.S. Victory) mounted as worn, very fine (8) £120-140


Albert Edward Lee was born at Gosport, Hampshire, on 23 May 1900, and was a munitions worker before joining the Royal Navy as a Boy 2nd Class on 14 March 1917. He passed as a Telegraphist in September 1918 but transferred as 3rd Writer in September 1919. He received his L.S. & G.C. medal on 18 July 1933, and a Bar to that medal on 11 January 1954. Sold with copy record of service.