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ONE. D./SSX.15007 G.D.M. Rogers, A.B., Royal Navy (mentioned in despatches for minesweeping operations on H.M.S. 'Hussar').

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ONE. D./SSX.15007 G.D.M. Rogers, A.B., Royal Navy (mentioned in despatches for minesweeping operations on H.M.S. 'Hussar').
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N.G.S. 1909-62 one clasp 'Palestine 1936-1939' (A.B.). Light contact wear.

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N.G.S. 1909-62 one clasp 'Palestine 1936-1939' (A.B.). Light contact wear. With a photocopy of the London Gazette 30/5/44 confirming the M.I.D. "for courage and skill in dangerous minesweeping operations" - P.O. George David Millar Rogers, D./SSX.15007, Royal Navy. The award was for services on H.M.S. 'Hussar' during Operation 'Antidote' - minesweeping operations from Galita to Sousse on the Tunisian coast in May 1943. The 'Hussar' was a Halcyon class minesweeper of 1934 (815 tons, two 4-inch guns, crew of 80); she had the battle honours North Africa 1942, Arctic 1941-44, Atlantic 1943 and Normandy 1944. She was sunk in error by the R.A.F. on 27/8/44. The recipient was born in Morningside, Edinburgh, in 1916 and married in Scotland in 1941.
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Condition VF
Item Code 1731

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