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THree, Gnr.-Ch. Gnr.-Lt. Comm, R.F.JAY. R.N.

Item Number: GB0612

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  • THree, Gnr.-Ch. Gnr.-Lt. Comm, R.F.JAY. R.N. image #1
  • THree, Gnr.-Ch. Gnr.-Lt. Comm, R.F.JAY. R.N. image #1

The 1914-15 Star. (GNR. R.F.JAY. R.N.) officially impressed; British War and Victory Medals 1914-1918 (CH.GNR.R.F.JAY.R.N.) officially impressed. All are court mounted, star and Victory medals lightly gilded, and in very fine condition. Lt. Comm. Raymond Frederick Jay, born December 5, 1875: Ranks: Gunner: 20th June 1902. Chief Gunner 20th June 1917. Commissioned Gunner c. 1919 ( rank change ). Lieutenant,12th Aug 1922. Retired c. 1926.Lt. Comm. ( Retired ) 2th Aug 1930. War Service: WWI, 1914 - 1918. As a Gunner he was 2nd in command of Torpedo Boat 92 stationed at Gibraltar. In 1917, he was posted ashore for " General Staff Duties " at H.M.S. Cormorant the naval base at Gibraltar. Ships: H.M.S. Euryalus, Cruiser Flagship, Australia, 8th Jan 1904.H.M.S. Vernon, Torpedo School, 24th June 1907.H.M.S. Endmyion, Cruiser, Gunnery training Ship, Sheerness, 8th Dec 1908.Torpedo Boat 91, Gibralter: in command, 25th Aug 1909.Torpedo Boat 027, attached to H.M.S. Victory: in command, 22nd Oct 1910.H.M.S. Adamant, depot Ship for Submarines, 27th Oct 1911.Torpedo Boat 92, Gibralter: 2nd . i/c. 15th Nov 1913.H.M.S Cormorant, Base, Gibralter: " For General Staff Duties ". 24th Nov 1917.H.M.S. Hero, Trawler, Attached to H.M.S. Vernon: in command. 28th Aug 1919.H.M.S. Columbine, Base, Port Edgar: 18th Feb 1920.H.M.S. Vernon, Torpedo School: " For charge of Ordinance Stores " 12th Nov 1920 and for " Mining and Anti-Mining Design Dept ". 18th July 1922. This medal group is extremely well documented and is accompanied by a well organized file which includes a documented service history noting his promotions and ships on which he served. Also included are 5 photographs of the ships on which Jay served and encountered throughout his career in the Royal Navy such as HMS Euryalus, HMS Endymion, HMS T.B. O27, HMS T.B. 91, and HMS Vernon.

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