A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to the Royal Navy

Date of Auction: 3rd December 2020

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Five: Acting Chief Armourer F. M. Domaille, H.M.S. Forte, Royal Navy

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (F. M. Domaille. Armrs. Cr. H.M.S. Forte) large impressed naming, with minor official corrections; 1914-15 Star (341118, F. N [sic]. Domaille, Arm., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (341118. F. N [sic]. Domaille. Act. Ch. Armr. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (341118. F. M. Domaille, Armr. H.M.S. Commonwealth.) generally very fine (5) £300-£400


Approximately 415 no clasp Queen’s South Africa Medals awarded to H.M.S. Forte.

Frederick Mickel Domaille was born in Guernsey, Channel Islands, on 7 October 1877 and joined the Royal Navy as Acting Armourer’s Crew on 14 February 1896. He joined H.M.S. Forte on 1 April 1902, and served in her during the Boer War. Advanced Armourer on 1 August 1911, he joined H.M.S. Commonwealth on 3 July 1913, was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 15 February 1914, and served in her during the Great War, being promoted Acting Chief Armourer on 10 February 1916. He saw further service in H.M. Ships Hibernia and Marshal Ney, and was shore demobilised from the latter vessel on 27 February 1919.

Sold with copied service record and medal roll extracts.