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Lieutenant J. Eggbeer, Royal Navy

Lieutenant J. Eggbeer, Royal Navy

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£275.00 Approx $340.35, €319.4

Lieutenant J. Eggbeer, Royal Navy

British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. J. Eggbeer. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R., narrow suspension (John Eggbeer. Cap. Coxn. H.M.S. Iron Duke.) impressed naming, mounted on card for display purposes, last with suspension post re-affixed,

Condition generally good very fine 


John Eggbeer was born in Ashburton, Devon, in July 1854. He joined the Royal Navy as Boy 2nd Class in July 1872, and advanced to Petty Officer 1st Class in October 1879. His service included as Captain’s Coxswain with H.M.S. Iron Duke from July 1878 to March 1883 (awarded L.S. & G.C. in October 1882). Eggbeer was shore pensioned as Chief Boarswain in July 1909, but re-engaged for service aged 61 with the training vessel H.M.S. Vivid in August 1915. He was promoted as Lieutenant (Retired) in July 1918, and died in January 1938.

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