Orders, Decorations & Medals - British Groups
GROUP OF FOUR: China War Medal 1900; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. W.G.Horne. Pte. R.M. H.M.S.Pique. on first medal, PO. 10225. Pte. W.G.Horne. R.M.L.I. on last three medals. All medals impressed. Very fine - good very fine.
Walter George Horne, platelayer, born 04Sep1879 at St Clair, Reading, England; Enl.02Mar1899 in Royal Navy; served on various ships including HMS Orlando, Pique, Prince of Wales, Achilles, Jupiter, Minotaur and others; he was with HMS Pique during the China War (Boxer Rebellion). A total of 289 China Medals without clasp awarded to crew of HMS Pique; Disch.01Jul1916; appeared on the Ship's Company's Defaulter's Book on numerous occasions.
With copies of service record, various Defaulter's Book entries, discharge document and extensive research and two photos of HMS Pique.
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GROUP OF FOUR: China War Medal 1900; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal ...