Queen’s South Africa Medal, no bar, China War Medal 1900, no bar, Robert Pacey, Stoker, H.M.S. Terrible on both medals a good pair.
QSA Officially impressed: “R. Pacey, Sto. H.M.S. Terrible”
China Officially impressed: “R. Pacey. Sto., H.M.S. Terrible.”
Confirmed on the medal rolls, which notes they were both delivered to him on the ship circa 1902.
Contact marks and some edge bruising from wear together.
With copy service papers.
Robert Pacey was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire on 6th July 1879.
He first joined the navy as a Stoker 2nd Class on 26th August 1898 at HMS Victory II
He joined HMS Terrible and served on board between 23rd June 1899 and 24th October 1899.
Following this he finished of his 12 years of service, rising to Stoker 1st Class on HMS Hampshire on 1st July 1906.
He was discharged to shore after completing his 12 years of service on 25th August 1910.
Unusually he was noted as “not recommended for the Royal Fleet Reserve” so does not appear to have been recalled for WW1.