Naval General Service 1793-1840,
Lot 2
Naval General Service 1793-1840,
Sold for £11,515 (US$ 19,354) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Naval General Service 1793-1840,
one bar, Trafalgar (Edward Morgan.). Lightly toned, extremely fine. (1)


  • Edward Morgan was born at Holywell, North Wales and served as an Able Seaman aboard HMS Ajax on 1st March 1805, aged 25. The candidates for admission register of Greenwich hospital dated 16 July 1835 records Edward Morgan aged 63 years who served in the Royal Navy 17 years and 8 months, and was granted a pension in January 1815 of £15 and 4 Shillings a year.

    He is the only Edward Morgan on the NGS medal roll.

    Despite a Total of 687 aboard Ajax, only 39 medal were awarded.
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