Lot Archive


№ 297


27 July 1995

Hammer Price:

Nine: Electrical Lieutenant C. G. A. Coleman, Royal Navy, H.M.S. “Glory”
1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals; Korea 1950-53 (Cd. El. O., R.N.); U.N. Korea; Naval L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (MX.48262 C.E.A., H.M.S. Collingwood) the group mounted court style as worn, a scarce rate and rank, good very fine (9)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals Relating to the Korean War 1950-53.

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C. G. A. Coleman qualified for his Naval long service medal as Chief Electrical Artificer on H.M.S. Collingwood, and became Commissioned Electrical Officer in December 1948. In that rank he served aboard the aircraft carrier Implacable, and in Korea aboard the aircraft carrier Glory. Promoted to El.Sub.Lt. in 1956, and El.Lt. in 1957, he subsequently served on Nuthatch, Ariel, Heron and Falcon.