Lot Archive


№ 468


30 June 1994

Hammer Price:

A Gallipoli operations D.S.M. group of seven awarded to Chief Yeoman of Signals Arthur Watson, Royal Navy

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. (178811, Ch. Yeo. Sigs., Gallipoli Opns. 1915-6); CHINA 1900, no clasp (2nd Yeo. Sigs. H.M.S. Barfleur); 1914-15 STAR TRIO (Ch.Y.S.); NAVAL L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (Ch. Yeo. of Sigs. H.M.S. Vivid); France, CROIX DE GUERRE 1914-15, nearly very fine or better (7)

D.S.M., London Gazette, 15 May, 1915. 'in recognition of services rendered by Petty Officers and Men of the Eastern Mediterranean Squadron between the time of landing in the Gallipoli Peninsula in April 1915, and the evacuation in December 1915-January 1916.'