Naval General Service Medal (Clasp - Palestine 1936-1939) - Ord. Smn. S.J.P. Hounsell, Royal Navy

Naval General Service Medal (Clasp - Palestine 1936-1939) - Ord. Smn. S.J.P. Hounsell, Royal Navy

  • Product Code: MM-5029
  • Regiment: Royal Navy
  • Availability: Out of Stock

  • Price: £140.00

A Naval GSM (Palestine 1936-1939) awarded to Ordinary Seaman Stephen John Pryor Hounsell, Royal Navy. 

Naval General Service Medal (Clasp - Palestine 1936-1939) named to JX.139937 S.J.P. Hounsell. Ord. Smn. R.N. 

The medal is in good condition. 

Comes with some research including a brief history of his service. Please see photos.

Stephen John Pryor Hounsell was born on 29th July 1918 in Southampton. He left school at 14 and it is believed that he joined the Royal Navy as a boy seaman at the age of 16. 

He served off the coast of Palestine before being posted to the Royal Navy Barracks, Portsmouth where he was promoted Able Seaman. Whilst serving at Portsmouth he was diagnosed with leukaemia and sadly died on the 20th March 1938 at the age of 19. 

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