two bars, Trafalgar, Venerable 16 Jany 1814 (J.Mortimer, Surgeon's Asst.). Some edge bruising and light contact marks, otherwise very fine. (1)
Deputy Inspector John Mortimer begins his career as an Assistant Surgeon aboard HMS Africa, a 3rd Rate, serving from the 20th August 1805 to the 3rd July 1806. He then serves on ships including HMS Belleisle. He serves aboard HMS Martinique from the 15th June 1809 until the 15th December 1809. On the 16th December 1809 he transfers to HMS Barbadoes until the 2nd May 1816. He serves at Haslar Hospital from the 22nd May 1830 until the 2nd November 1842 being promoted to Surgeon to Deputy Inspector.