Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Java (John Kimber.)
John Kimber, a unique name on the entire NGS is confirmed on the roll for Java as a Landsman and Ordinary Seaman aboard H.M.S. Bucephalus.
John Kimber was born in the Parish of St Mary’s, Bermondsey, Surrey, and was originally enlisted at Norwich by Lieutenant Welchman as a 3rd Class Private with the Royal Marines, 40th Company, Chatham Division, on 15 June 1807, aged 19, a tann... read more
Army of India / Crimea Group to Commander W H Bridge Royal Navy
The exceptional and rare Royal Navy First Anglo-Burmese War Bombardment of Rangoon 1824 and Crimean War Naval Brigade field promotion for services in the trenches before Sebastopol Order of the Medijidie group awarded to Commander W.H. Bridge, Royal Navy, who was only a very small number of men from the Royal Navy to be awarded the Army of India Medal with clasp Ava for his services whilst a Vo... read more
Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (H. Penfold, A.B. Shannon.)
Approximately 284 Lucknow clasps awarded to H.M.S. Shannon were issued officially impressed as this medal is .
Henry Penfold was born in Brighton, Sussex, on 21 October 1835, and volunteered for continuous service in the Royal Navy as a Boy 1st Class on 2 August 1853. Advanced Able Seaman on 1 June 1856, he joined H.M.S. Shannon on 14 August 1856, and served in her Naval Brigade ... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Egypt ( George Brooks.)
George Brooks served as a Midshipman aboard H.M.S. Florentina during the operations off the coast of Egypt, March to September 1801. One of five clasps issued to this ship for Egypt.
George Brooks entered the Navy on 14 November 1795, as First Class Volunteer on board the 28 gun Pegasus, under Captain Ross Donnelly, and was employed in the North Sea where, on 12 May 1796, after a... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Gut of Gibraltar ( Wm Airmes)
William Airmes was a Royal Marine DRUMMER on HMS Venerable .
Entered HMS Venerable 9th March 1799 from Chatham HQ and present on board during Sir James Saumarez 's actions with the French and Spanish Squadrons in the Gut of Gibraltar, resulting in the sinking of 2 Spanish Ships and the capture of the San Antonia , 74 .
The Venerable was heavily engaged with the French Form... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Copenhagen ( James Wallace).
Dixon Autumn 2011 , DNW Sept 2008 , Ex Spink 2003,
James Wallace wa born Leith C 1771 . Entered the RN as a Volunteer aboard HMS Polyphemus on 2 July 1794, rated AB. In April 1798 started allotment payments to his Mother of 6d per day. Advanced to Qtr Gunner 1st March 1800, and December 1800 to Gunners Mate . Present at Copenhagen Wallace continued ab... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Nassau 22 March 1808 (Geo. Shreeves.)
George Shreeves is confirmed on the rolls as an Able Seaman aboard H.M.S. Nassau for the destruction, in company with Stately, of the Danish 74-gun ship-of-the-line Prinds Christian Frederick off the coast of Jutland, Denmark, on 22 March 1808. Approximately 30 clasps issued to each ship.
George Shreeves is not to be confused with George Shreeve (without an ‘s’) who received the ... read more
1ST BAVARIAN INFANTRY RESERVIST BEER STEIN
TRADITIONAL IMPERIAL GERMAN RESERVIST SOLDIERS BEER STEIN. DATING FROM 1901. VERY FINE QUALITY HAND PAINTED DETAILING INCLUDING AN IMAGE OF MUNICH TOWN. BAVARIAN LION TO THE LIFTER. IMAGE OF THE KING TO THE BOTTOM OF THE CUP. NO CRACKS OR CHIPS. STANDS 9.5 INCHES TALL read more
IMPERIAL GERMAN 138 R.R. BEER STEIN
TRADITIONAL GERMAN RESERVIST BEER STEIN DATING TO 1909 TO A SOLDIER F THE 138TH PRUSSIAN RESERVE INFANTRY REGIMENT. HAND PAINTED ART WORK SHOWING A SHOOTING COMPETITION. PRUSSIAN EAGLE TO THE LIFTER. STANDS, 9.5 INCH TALL. NO CRACKS OR CHIPS. read more