QSA, China 1900, British War Medal, Naval LS and GC, Chief Stoker Edwin Daniels, Royal Navy, QSA, China and LSGC all named to HMS Terrible.
His full medal entitlement, only entitled to a BWM for WW1 service, an unusual grouping with 3 named medals to HMS Terrible.
QSA officially impressed: “E. Daniels, Ch. Sto. H.M.S. Terrible”
China 1900 officially impressed: “E. Daniels, Ch. Sto., H.M.S. Terrible.”
BWM officially impressed: “136534 E. Daniels. Ch. Sto. R.N.”
Navy LSGC officially impressed: “Edwin Daniels, Ch. Sto. H.M.S. Terrible.”
Display mounted, some natural contact marking to all but BWM from wear during service.
Edwin Daniels was born on 16th July 1864 in Storrington, Brighton.
He first attested for service with the Royal Navy on 9th February 1886 having worked as a Fireman.
Going into the Boer War and 2nd China War, he had recently (March 1897) been promoted to Chief Stoker when he joined the crew of HMS Terrible on 24th March 1898, serving on board until 24th October 1902.
During this period he was awarded the Long Service medal on 18th April 1901.
Following 3 years on HMS Jupiter, since 1905, he was discharged to his pension, having served about 22 years on 12th February 1908.
On 2nd August 1914, he was brought back to duty, not aged 50, joining HMS Victory II as Chief Stoker.
He appears to have been discharged once again on 25th September 1914 having earned the British War Medal.