WW1 British War Medal awarded to Engineer Sub Lieutenant Ernest Herbert Shaw Royal Navy Reserve. Shaw served on the Special Service Steamer Orvieto, which had been commandeered by the Royal Navy from the Orient Line. The ship was used as a minelayer and later an armed cruiser. Shaw received a temporary commission on the 25th. January 1916 as a Engineer Sub Lieutenant. His commission was terminated on the 5th. July 1919.




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