two bars, Trafalgar, Java (John O.Martin, Surgeon.). A couple of very light edge bruises and minor contact marks, otherwise very fine. (1)
John O.Martin served as a Surgeon's Mate in H.M.S. Britannia at Trafalgar where the ship sustained a loss of 52 killed and wounded.
Served aboard HMS Spitfire from 8th August 1807 to 6th August 1808; HMS Sprightly from 3rd September 1808 to 27th December 1809; HMS Hussar from 21st January 1810 to 17th August 1812; HMS Modeste 21st August 1812 to 11th March 1813; HMS Leander 11th February 1814 to 10th August 1815.
He died at Lee near London, 1851.
Confirmed on roll, sold with photocopied service details.