Long Service Medals from the Collection formed by John Tamplin

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £260

Estimate: £140 - £160

Royal Naval Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (170606 W. Paynter, Ch. Sto. “Donegal” 1 July-11 Nov. 1918) very fine £140-160


M.I.D. London Gazette 11 December 1918: ‘For services in cruisers employed on escort, convoy and patrol duties during 1917 and 1918.’

London Gazette 22 April 1919: ‘For services in ocean escorts between the 1st July and 11th November 1918.’