A Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by Dr Paul Démogé

Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £260

Estimate: £140 - £180

Sea Gallantry Medal (Foreign Services), V.R., small, silver, ‘From the British Government, For Gallantry and Humanity’ (Jean. Louis. Marie. Ledet - 1878.) nearly extremely fine £140-180


Jean Louis Marie Ledet was one of six men awarded the Sea Gallantry Medal (Foreign Services) for this action (two awards in gold and four in silver); one of the other silver medal recipients was Antoine Louis Marie Ledet, presumably the recipient’s brother.