Death Plaque + BWM. H.M.S. Glatton. Royal Navy. Gosport. Hampshire.
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POSTED TO UK ADDRESS ONLY BY ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERYH.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. *** BRONZE DEATH PLAQUE *** NARROW H *** CONDITION MINT - EVEN PATINA - NO SCRATCHES - NO DENTS - SHARP EDGES - NEVER BEEN POLISHED *** NAME ON DEATH PLAQUE ARTHUR KENNETH MARTIN *** 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 *** *** 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 *** This auction also includes PRO Copy of 'Date and Period of Engagements' *** Two page listing of 95 casualties including Arthur Kenneth Martin. This list was compiled by myself from CWGC records. I have ... read more