Naval General Service 1793-1840,
Lot 9
Naval General Service 1793-1840,
Sold for £8,400 (US$ 14,104) inc. premium
Lot Details
Naval General Service 1793-1840,
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.

    Spink Jan 1950 and June 1984, lot 54.
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