WW1 And WW2 Medal Group (Royal Navy/Royal Fleet Reserve)
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6 Medal group from First and Second World War and Royal Fleet Reserve long service medal. Awarded to K6307 Joseph Williamson, Stoker, Royal Navy (K6307 CH B 17128 Leading Stoker, RFA). Born Islington, London on 23rd. April 1891. A fireman by trade and later resident of Anfield, Liverpool. He joined the Royal Navy in 1910 serving on HMS Pembroke, Formidable, Africa and Bulldog in his pre war service. During the First World War Williamson served on HMS Victory, Blenheim, Cormorant, Egmont, Marshfort (a Q ship), Pembroke, Wallington (Auxiliary Patrol Base) and Forward. Post WW1 included service on HMS Pembroke, Crescent and Pandora. Joseph Williamson received his Royal Fleet Reserve medal in the 1920’s and he volunteered for further service in the Second World War, re-enlisting in March 1941. During this time he served on HMS Pembroke, Beaver 11 and Caroline. He was discharged on the 8th. August 1945 (VE Day). He was physically unfit for further Naval service. The group comes with a brass name plaque and Williamsons original service papers.
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