WW1 Medal 1914/15 Trio Awarded To Royal Navy Stoker H. WW1 Medal Trio Awarded to Stoker H.Brown of the Royal Navy. The trio consists 1914-15 Star (awarded to all who served in any theatre of war against Germany between 5th August 1914 and 31st December 1915, except those eligible for the 1914 Star), the British War Medal (awarded to those who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918 inclusive) and the Victory Medal.
The 1914-15 star is engraved to the back S. STO stands for the ranking of "Stoker" and goes back to the days when ships' boilers were coal-fired and thus "stoked" by stokers. In the Royal Navy they are now known as Marine Engineering Mechanics, further divided into Mechanical and Electrical sub branches.
Condition The Victory medal shows signs of wear and tarnishing, but remain mostly good condition. The item "WW1 Medal 1914/15 Trio Awarded To Royal Navy Stoker H. Brown" is in sale since Saturday, October 31, 2015.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
This item can be shipped worldwide.