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Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington

Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington
Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington

Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal |HMS Duke of Wellington

Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal  to John George Phillips, HMS Duke of Wellington. The Naval Medal impressed 'J. G. Phillips, S.H: Corpl: 1st Cl: HMS. Duke of Wellington.' The Medal complete with  silk ribbon.

Condition report: near mint condition with perfect impressing.

Note: John George Phillips was born in Chelsea in 1857, Phillips (one 'l' on Roll) joined the Royal Navy in 1885 being assigned to HMS Duke of Wellington, (the most powerful warship in the world in 1853).

Philips gained his 'sea-legs'  aboard an impressive fleet of vessels, with HMS Duke of Wellington, featuring strongly throughout his naval career. Briefly, following his first assignment to HMS Duke of Wellingon (1885):

Philips  was assigned to HMS Asia, then returned to HMS Duke of Wellington. The re-assignment continued, to HMS Terror, HMS Urgent, HMS Royal Adelaide, back to HMS Duke of Wellington ( now the Flagship for the Commander-in-Chief), then HMS Boadicea, HMS Conquest and on to to HMS Victory for Signal Training. Thereafter he joined HMS Pembroke, HMS Northampton, HMS Serapin, returning  to HMS Victory, then transferring to HMS Crescent, HMS Orlando, and back to HMS Victory.

HMS Boscavern was next, followed by HMS Illustrious, HMS Renown, HMS Hibernia, HMS Ramitties. Philips returned to HMS Duke of Wellington  in February 1902,  just two years before she was scrapped. Phillips was invalided out of the Royal Navy in March 1902.

Throughout Phillip's naval career his character was given as very good.

 

Price:

325.00

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