SET OF WW1 BRITISH MEDALS BELONGING TO NAVAL PETTY OFFICER COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS.
This very interesting large set belonged to British navy Petty officer and stocker Edgar Wall who had a very long and interesting carrier in the British navy.The medals are parade mounted and comprise the 1914 - 1915 star, war medal and victory medal.The documents comprise his certificate of service and shows that he joined the Royal Navy in 1907 and served until 1929, it shows that he served on over 20 ships and lists his promotions, the document also shows that he was re-enlisted in 1939 and served until June 1945. Official document as a Royal Naval Stocker with entry's from 1910 until 1917. Naval Employment and Ability record with entry's from 1921 until 1927 and showing his promotion to Petty officer. Information sheet dated 1945 and giving service details. Retirement certificate dated 1945 and signed in ink by the commanding officer of HMS Westcliff. Naval good conduct sheet with 3 entry's from 1940 until 1945. A superb large Photograph of Edgar Wall with his wife, Edgar is wearing full naval uniform and he is wearing his set of three medals on his tunic, the photograph is contained in a large official folder. Large ornate and impressive presentation certificate to Edgar Wall for his service in the Royal Navy 1923 world cruise while he was serving on HMS Danae. Large official naval photograph album commemorating the World Cruise, blue cover with gilt inscription, WORLD CRUISE OF THE BRITISH SPECIAL SERVICE SQUADRON 1923 - 1924, the inside cover features a map of the cruise and lists the seven RN ships which took part including the Danae which Edgar Wall was serving on at the time, the album contains several hundred photographs all with descriptive captions, they depict naval officers and enlisted men, naval ships, the places and people the cruise visited and the events they attended and some amazing sites they witnessed, the album is really interesting and worthy of publication. A fascinating large grouping charting the history of one man in the Royal navy.[Condition: Exc++]