A C.V.O. group of six to Surgeon Commander A.C.W.Newport, Royal Navy,
Lot 120
A C.V.O. group of six to Surgeon Captain A.C.W.Newport, Royal Navy,
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,077) inc. premium

Lot Details
A C.V.O. group of six to Surgeon Captain A.C.W.Newport, Royal Navy,
The Royal Victorian Order, C.V.O., Commander's neck badge in silver-gilt and enamel, numbered (C761); 1914-15 Star (St.Surg.A.C.Newport. R.N.); British War and Victory Medal (Surg.Commr.A.C.W.Newport. R.N.); Japan, Order of the Sacred Treasure, Third Class neck badge in silver-gilt and enamel; Egypt, Order of the Nile, Officer's breast badge, in silver-gilt and enamel. With Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to India 1921-22, Visit of the Prince of Wales to New Zealand 1920; Visit of the Prince of Wales to Bombay Medal 1921; Welcome Home Medal for the Prince of Wales 1922. Very fine or better. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • C.V.O. London Gazette 7.7.1922. For the Prince of Wales's visit to India and the East.

    Surgeon Captain Alexander Charles William Newport was born on the 30th December 1874, he was educated at Dover College, he qualified in 1902 at London, he entered the Royal Naval Medical Service as a Surgeon on the 21st November 1902. He was promoted to Surgeon Lieutenant Commander in November 1910 and to Surgeon Commander in November 1916. He was awarded the M.V.O. in 1920 and the C.V.O. in 1922. During WW1 he served on the Home Station, H.M.S. Dido and on H.M.S. Renown which after the war sails with the Prince of Wales for his world tour to Canada, New Zealand, Australia, India and Japan. Joins H.M.S. Agamemnon on 9th April 1923 and is then appointed to the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert on the 1st June 1923, serves with this ship until he retires on 30th December 1924 and was placed on the Retired List in the rank of Surgeon Captain. He died on the 19th April 1948.
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