Lot Archive


№ 468


5 March 1996

Hammer Price:

An interesting M.B.E., R.V.M. group of ten awarded to William S. G. Tanner, Commissioned Catering Officer, Royal Navy
The Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) 2nd type; The Royal Victorian Medal, Silver, G.VI.R., 1st issue; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Burma Star, clasp, Pacific; Defence and War Medals; Naval L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (LX.21098 O.C.1, H.M.S. Victory); Denmark, Medal of Recompense, Frederick IX, silver, the group court mounted as worn, generally good very fine (10)

M.B.E. London Gazette 31 May, 1956: William Sydney Gaius Tanner, Senior Commissioned Catering Officer, H.M.S. Sea Eagle.
R.V.M. awarded as Chief Petty Officer Cook aboard H.M.S. Vanguard on the Royal Tour to South Africa in 1947.