Long Service Medals from the Collection formed by John Tamplin

Date of Auction: 4th December 2008

Sold for £440

Estimate: £300 - £350

Five: Sick Room Attendant C. Mellish, Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve

1914-15 Star (M.9619 S.R.A., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (M.9619 S.R.A., R.N.) ‘G. Mellish’ on these two medals; Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue, with Second and Third Award Clasps (1408 Sen. R.A., R.N.A.S.B.R.); St. John Service Medal, 3 silver bars (5740 Sgt., S. Met. Gas Co. Cps. No. 1 Dis. SJAB 1927) mounted court style for wear, some contact marks, nearly very fine and better (5) £300-350


Charles Mellish was awarded the R.N.A.S.B.R. Long Service Medal on 30 November 1920; he was awarded his first clasp on 5 November 1934 and the second on 26 October 1943. He was awarded the St. John Service Medal in 1927 and bars in 1933, 1938 and 1942. Sold with copied research.