Naval General Service Medal, bar Gaieta 24 July 1815, Thomas Vernon, Quarter Gunner on HMS Berwick.
Officially impressed naming: “Thomas Vernon”
Another Thomas Vernon is present on the medal roll but he was a Sergeant of Marines aboard the Dreadnought at the Battle of Trafalgar.
One edge knock otherwise very good toned condition.
The only recipient of the Gaieta bar in a Gunnery Role. Only 88 bars were issued for the Bombardment of Gaieta Fort.
Provenance, ex Glendinings September 1923, DNW 13th December 2007, ~£3472.