1914/15 Star & Naval Memorial Scroll to HMS Pathfinder - An early casualty on the First Ship torpedoed in 1914

GBP £ 225.00
Availability: IN STOCK
Product code: 52529
Weight: 501 g
  1. 14500 C.D.STONE O.SIG RN (on star)

  2. ORD.SIG. Cecil Douglas STONE, HMS PATHFINDER (on Scroll)

  3. Born St.Martin-in-the-Fields, London 1896.

  4. Joined the Royal Navy as a Boy 16/10/11.

  5. KIA NORTH SEA 5/9/14 when HMS Pathfinder became the first ship ever to be sunk by a locomotive torpedo fired by submarine, the German U-21 commanded by Kapitänleutnant Otto Hersing.

  6. See: www.historyscotland.com/articles/features/the-tragedy-of-world-war-one-cruiser-hms-pathfinder

  7. With supporting documentation.

  8. Condition: Scroll in Good Condition, in old glazed wooden frame (approx.11" x 15").

  9. Star on long, original silk ribbon; obverse somewhat discoloured, otherwise NEF

  10. This lot will be well padded & securely packed for posting, or you can get a postage refund by arranging collection at a future medal fair.