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Old 13-08-19, 04:28 PM
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do you have some informations about a Great War medal engraved:
K.52228 R.H.BROOCKING .STO. 2 R.N.

thanks for answers
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Old 13-08-19, 05:42 PM
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A bit of information:

First Name:
Richard Howard
Surname:
Brooking
DOB:
29 June 1900
Service Number:
K52228
Trade:
Engine room Artificers
Place Of Birth:
Ashburton, Devon
Service:
Royal Navy
Archive Reference:
ADM 188/968/52228
Collection:
Royal Navy Register 1853-1924

First Name:
Richard H
Surname:
Brooking
Information:
Medal entitlement issued to the man directly.
Rank:
Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number:
K.52228
Service:
Royal Navy
Archive Reference:
ADM 171/97
Collections:
Roll of Naval War Medals 1914-1920

Royal Navy Medals 1914-1919
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Old 13-08-19, 07:23 PM
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K is the prefix that denotes a Stoker, so I am surprised that he is listed as an E.R.A., which I believe, would come under the classification Mechanician. If so, he should have an M prefix.
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Old 14-08-19, 12:56 PM
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Hello Gentlemen

many, many thanks !!!!

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