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Naval General Service 1793-1840, clasp Navarino

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Naval General Service 1793-1840, clasp Navarino

To: Richard Robinson

Two men of this name on the medal roll, Navarino to Richard Robinson L.M on Albion, and a Syria to PTE. R.M. PCSS CHARLOTTE which was sold in Glendinings in 1903.

Albion was part of the combined British-French-Russian fleet under the command of Admiral Codrington at the Battle of Navarino, where a Turkish-Egyptian fleet was obliterated, securing Greek independence.

Albion suffered 10 killed and 50 wounded during the battle.

Medal VF, except some edge knocks, although naming unaffected.