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CH.X.248 MARINE WILLIAM GREER, ROYAL MARINES :

1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45 with Mention in Despatches Emblem on ribbon (all unnamed as issued); Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, GVIR. Coinage profile F:D:IND:IMP. obverse (Ch..X.248 (B.3579) W.Greer. A/Sgt. RFR.) : (WILLIAM GREER - Born 18 July 1908 at Maryhill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire : Enlisted in the Royal Marines at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 10 June 1926 and joined the Chatham Division from that date : Served with the Division and at sea in numerous ships until termination of his first period of engagement on 17 July 1938 : Enrolled in Royal Fleet Reserve from 18 July 1938 and returned to Chatham Division on mobilization from 25 August 1939 : Posted to HMS. 'President III' from 2 September 1939 for duty in DEMS. (Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) : Re-enrolled in RFR. from 18 July 1943 and continued to serve in DEMS. until 14 August 1945 : Discharged from Royal Fleet Reserve on completion of 22 years service on 25 July 1948 : Long Service & Good Conduct Medal presented 21 April 1943 : Mentioned in Despatches - London Gazette dated, 2 June 1943 : Address given as, 1 Albert Villas, College Lane, Star Hill, Hook Heath, Woking, Surrey.) : Sold with original card box of issue for World War Two medals; original Certificate of Service; original Certificate of Discharge from Royal Marines; copy London Gazette entry for MID.; photocopy of Mention in Despatches Certificate; forwarding envelope for MID. : Documents clean and in good order; Medals EF - £295