A C.B. group of five to Surgeon C.C.Godding, Royal Navy,
Lot 111
A C.B. group of five to Inspector-General of Hospital and Fleets C.C.Godding, Royal Navy,
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,044) inc. premium
Lot Details
A C.B. group of five to Inspector-General of Hospital and Fleets C.C.Godding, Royal Navy,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., Military Division breast badge in silver-gilt and enamel; India General Service 1854-95, one bar, Perak (C.C.Godding. Surgn R.N. H.M.S. "Modeste"); Egypt 1882-89, dated reverse, one bar, Tel-El-Kebir (C.C.Godding. Surgeon. R.N.); Turkey, Order of Medjidieh, fourth class breast badge in gold, silver and enamel; Khedive's Star, dated 1882. With corresponding miniatures, and his Sir Gilbert Blane gold medal, engraved (Staff Surgeon Charles Cane Godding. H.M.S. "Agamemnon" 1889 and 1890.). Light contact marks, very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 19.6.1911.

    Inspector-General of Hospitals and Fleets Charles Cane Godding took the M.R.C.S. and L.S.A. in 1872, after which he entered the Royal Navy; Surgeon 1.4.1873; Staff Surgeon 18.11.1882. Served as the Surgeon of H.M.S.Modeste serving in the Perak War 1875-76. Served in the Egyptian War when he was attached to a battalion of Royal Marines and was prsent at the actions of Mallaha Junction, Kassassin and Tel-el-Kebir. He was awarded the Sir Gibert Blane Gold Medal in 1889 and 1890. Fleet Surgeon 31.12.1890; Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals 4.6.1899; Inspector-General of Hospitals and Fleets 5.12.1902; Retired 1.7.1907. He lived at Aldringe Farm, Aldingbourne, Chichester and died on 1st February 1939.

    Sold with original Warrant for the C.B, and assorted research.
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