A Second World War D.S.M. and B.E.M. group of nine to Chief Engine Room Artificer W.G.Wright, Royal Navy,
Lot 283
A Second World War D.S.M. and B.E.M. group of nine to Chief Engine Room Artificer W.G.Wright, Royal Navy,
Sold for £2,880 (US$ 4,706) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Second World War D.S.M. and B.E.M. group of nine to Chief Engine Room Artificer W.G.Wright, Royal Navy,
Distinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R., engraved (C.E.R.A. W.G.Wright. C/MX. 48335); British Empire Medal, G.VI.R. (C.E.R.A. William G.Wright, C/MX 48335); 1939-1945 Star; Africa Star with North africa 1942-43; Burma Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal; Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct, G.VI.R. (MX.48335 W.G.Wright. C.E.R.A. H.M.S. Dolphin.). Mounted as worn. with corresponding miniatures and riband bar. Good very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • D.S.M. London Gazette 29.8.1944.

    For undaunted courage, skill and devotion to duty in successful patrols in HM Submarine Tactician.

    B.E.M. London Gazette 1.1.1947.

    For New Years Honours U1407.

    The lot includes his work book with detailed notes on Engines, fuel Pumps, Generators, Batteries etc. Together with two books on submarines, submarine lapel badges, and a photograph of him in uniform. He died on the 12th January 1987.

Saleroom notices

  • The lot additionally includes a further photograph of HMS Oympus and a detailed handwritten report (modern)of his service career.
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