Lot Archive


№ 490


16 October 1996

Hammer Price:

Royal Navy Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., Admiral’s bust (194661 A. P. Brickel, Ch. Yeo Sigs. “Cleopatra” Baltic 1919) small official correction, otherwise good very fine

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Douglas-Morris Collection of Naval Medals.

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London Gazette 8 March 1920 ‘Honours for services in the Baltic.’

The following details are taken from Admiralty recommendations for honours: “Was chosen for specially meritorious service in CLEOPATRA during the seven months service in the Gulf of Finland.” Recommendation signed by Rear-Admiral Walter Cowan, S.N.O. Baltic, 31 December 1919. H.M.S. CLEOPATRA was the Flag Ship at Kronstadt during 1919.