On offer is a rare and very interesting. And complete Royal Navy group of four. Khedives Star 1882, unnamed as issued. British War Medal 1914-20 108324 J. With original ribbon - the only WWI entitlement, confirmed by Medal Roll.
The first three medals are court mounted; BW medal was bought separately many years later and re-united with the other medals! Very fine condition, nice patina on all medals. Please note Velcro sticky strips on the ribbons! From 1880 to 1884 Boy 1st Class (later Ordinary Seaman and Able Seaman) John Henry Rowe served on H. She is famous for being part of the Detached Squadron that circumnavigate the world with the Prince George of Wales (later King George V of England) and Prince Albert served as midshipmen on board of H.
Tourmaline visited the Mediterranean and the West Indies, followed by later voyages to South America, South Africa, Australia, China, Japan and Indonesia. The two oldest sons of the Prince of Wales had entered the navy in 1877, and by 1879 it had been decided by the Royal Family and the Government that the two should undertake a cruise. They were assigned to HMS Bacchante.
The Princes, with their tutor John Neale Dalton, duly came aboard on 17 September 1879. After that John Henry Rowe served on loads of ships and coastguard stations (check service paper) and discharged to Sick Quarters after 25 years of service. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.The item "Royal Navy Egypt LSGC medal group circumnavigating the world with King George V" is in sale since Saturday, February 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Medals, Pins & Ribbons".
The seller is "liopa1973" and is located in Etobicoke, Ontario. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States, United Kingdom.