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94949 Albert Edward Amos, A.B. H.M.S Courageous

R1,100

Albert served on a number of vessels throughout his career in the Royal Navy. He was awarded the Royal Naval Long Service Good Conduct medal in 1937. In the sale there is also a framed drawing of H.M.S Valiant, one of the ships on which he served. He joined the R.N after WW1 and it would seem, was pensioned of as an invalid in 1940 due to disease. His service sheets state that in 1941 he was not approved for re entry into the Royal Navy. This medal therefore could be his sole entitlement ??

Medal and framed drawing directly from the family. Sold with copied service sheets.

Condition: GVF (Good Very Fine)

Out of stock

SKU: SJ1934 Categories: ,

Description

HMS Valiant was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship built for the Royal Navy during the early 1910s. She participated in the Battle of Jutland during the First World War as part of the Grand Fleet. Other than that battle, and the inconclusive Action of 19 August, her service during the war generally consisted of routine patrols and training in the North Sea. She saw further action during the Second World War in the Mediterranean and Far East.

Some of the other vessels he served on:

  1. HMS Powerful
  2. HMS Impregnable
  3. HMS Caledonia
  4. HMS Vivid was a V-class submarine
  5. HMS Valiant
  6. HMS Vernon
  7. HMS Yarmouth

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