Death Plaque + BWM. H.M.S. Glatton. Royal Navy. Gosport. Hampshire.

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Jun 30, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

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H.M.S. GLATTON

Torpedoed on the order of Admiral Keyes. Many of the crew were still on board and had little time to escape and so perished. The ship was raised in 1925 and plates from the hull were removed to allow the remains of the crew to be recovered.

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BRONZE DEATH PLAQUE

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CONDITION

MINT - EVEN PATINA - NO SCRATCHES - NO DENTS - SHARP EDGES - NEVER BEEN POLISHED

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NAME ON DEATH PLAQUE

ARTHUR KENNETH MARTIN

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BRITISH WAR MEDAL

CONDITION - MINT - NO DENTS - NO BRUISES - NO SCRATCHES - NEVER BEEN WORN - CLEAN SHARP RIMS - ORIGINAL RIBBON

OFFICIALLY IMPRESSED - L . 2135 A. K. MARTIN. O. C. 1 R.N.

*** ORIGINAL ISSUE - NOT A RENAMED ISSUE ***

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Officer's Cook 1st Class. Arthur Kenneth Martin

L/2135(PO), H.M.S. Glatton. Royal Navy

Died 21 September 1918.

Remembered with honour

GOSPORT (ANN'S HILL) CEMETERY

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This auction also includes

PRO Copy of 'Date and Period of Engagements'

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Two page listing of 95 casualties including Arthur Kenneth Martin.

This list was compiled by myself from CWGC records.

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