DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL (GV)
(Modified "R" Class Destroyer)
217981. AB. Leonard AYLWIN. RN.
(SERVED AT BATTLE OF HELIGOLAND BIGHT).
From Foxhill, Petworth, Sussex.
London Gazette, 8th March 1918.
"The King has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to Officers and Men for services in Destroyer and Torpedo Boat Flotillas during the period ending 31st December 1917"
HMS URSA, was a modified R-Class Destroyer, launched 1917 and sold off in 1926, Involved in Battle of Heligoland Bight.
Another classic "Old Salt's" Medal. Suspender slightly lose and one or two edge nicks and general contact and wear from other medals.
Star Point Contact wear to '1917' at end of naming.
217981. L. ALYWIN. A.B. H.M.S. URSA. 1917
With copy of roll.
( The trio is out there somewhere !)