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Bosleys [Subdomain] | Original Military Medals and Antique badges, head-dress & uniforms, sw... | Lot 55

WW1 Royal Navy DSC, French Legion D’Honneur, Croix de Guerre...

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WW1 Royal Navy DSC, French Legion D’Honneur, Croix de Guerre Group of Six Medals.

Awarded to Lieutenant Wilfred Walter Storey DSC. for mines sweeping operations during the Great War. Comprising: Distinguished Service Cross “1st LIEUT W.W. STOREY RNR INVESTED NOV 7th 1917 BUCKINGHAM PALACE” (HM London 1917 Also Privately engraved), 1914/15 Star, “S.LT RNR”, British War Medal, Victory Medal, MID Oak Leaf, “LIEUT RNR”, French Legion d’Honneur 5th Class (small chips to enamel), French Croix de Guerre. Group mounted for display. Accompanied by a selection of original certificates and notification of awards. ... Box for DSC and Legion d’Honneur. ... Plus quantity of research.

Distinguished Service Cross London Gazette 2nd July 1917. “In recognition of their services in Mine-Sweeping operations between the 1st July 1916 and the 31st March 1917. MID x2 London Gazette 1st January 1917, 17th October 1919. French Legion d’Honneur London Gazette 27th May 1919 French Croix de Guerre London Gazette 17th October 1917. Lieutenant Wilfred Walter Storey DSC. was a native of New Brighton he volunteered his services to the Royal Naval Reserve and in 1915 was posted to HMS Attentive III based at Dover for mine-sweeping operations with the Trawler Patrol. In the interwar years he served with the Merchant Service and was at one time based at Suez as a Pilot. He was recalled in WW2 and served once again with the RNR.

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Auction Date: 9th Dec 2020 at 10am

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