WW1 BRITISH ARMY & TOWER OF LONDON YEOMAN WARDER MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL GROUP SAMUEL DONEY
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Offered is a set of 5 service medals as awarded to Battery Sergeant Major Doney for First World War service, along with his Meritorious Service Medal for service as a Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London.
Medals include the following awards: 1914/15 Star, impressed named 16932 SJT. S.L.DONEY. R.G.A.; War Medal & Victory Medal, impressed named 16932 W.O. CL.2. S.L.DONEY. R.A.; Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI., impressed named 1401698 W.O. CL.2. S.L.DONEY. R.G.A. & Army L.S. & G.C., G.V., impressed named 1401698 W.O. CL.II. S.L.DONEY. R.G.A. Medals mounted court style for display. Small edge knocks to last 2, with light polishing to 2nd, 3rd & 4th. Associated research papers are included with the medals.
Samuel Lines Doney was born 25/3/1889 in St. Pauls, Devonport, England. Shown as enlisting as a Territorial aged 14 in 1903. Enlisted Regular Army 4/8/1914, serving Royal Garrison Artillery, with active service in Egypt (3) from 15/12/15 becoming a Battery Sergeant Major with 37th Siege (H) Battery by wars end. Awarded Long Service & Good Conduct Medal April 1922. Discharged 19/10/1924. Re enlisted R.A.S.C. 21/3/1929. Listed in 1939 Census as being a Tower of London Yeoman Warder, of which he served 1932 to 1954. Awarded Meritorious Service Medal (L.G. 5/11/1954) most likely at end of term of service Tower of London. Died 1968, Redbridge, Essex.
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