Auction: 14001 - Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals and Militaria
A Great War C.B.E. Group of Four to Commander A.E. Acheson, Royal Navy, Late Naval Transport Staff
a) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 1st type, Military Division, Commander's (C.B.E.) neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel
b) 1914 Star (Commdr A.E. Acheson, R.N., Transport Staff.)
c) British War and Victory Medals (Commr. A.E. Acheson. R.N.), good very fine, the 1914 Star scarce to unit (4)
C.B.E. London Gazette 4.7.1919 Commander Albert Edward Acheson, O.B.E., R.N.
'For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Manchester.
O.B.E. London Gazette 7.6.1918 Commander Albert Edward Acheson, R.N., Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Manchester
'For services in connection with the War.'
Commander Albert Edward Acheson, C.B.E., (1863-1945), born Dublin; Commissioned Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy, 22.8.1891; promoted Liuetenant, 31.10.1895; Commander, 2.5.1907; served during the Great War initially with the Naval Transport Staff at Marseilles, France, the gateway port for the disembarkation of Indian divisions, and subsequent reinforcements for the Indian Corps sent to France from India in 1914; subsequently as Divisional Naval Transport Officer at Manchester; died Brooklands, Cheshire.
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Sold for £700