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A Royal Yacht M.V.O. Group of Six to Chief Gunner D.R. Gordon, Royal Navy, The Royal Victorian Order, Member's (M.V.O.) Fifth Class breast Badge, silver, with gilt and enamel centre, officially numbered '578' on reverse; China 1900, no clasp (P.O. 1 Cl., H.M.S. Goliath); 1914-15 Star (Gnr., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (Ch. Gnr., R.N.); Coronation 1911, very fine and better, mounted as worn (6)

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A Royal Yacht M.V.O. Group of Six to Chief Gunner D.R. Gordon, Royal Navy, The Royal Victorian Order, Member's (M.V.O.) Fifth Class breast Badge, silver, with gilt and enamel centre, officially numbered '578' on reverse; China 1900, no clasp (P.O. 1 Cl., H.M.S. Goliath); 1914-15 Star (Gnr., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (Ch. Gnr., R.N.); Coronation 1911, very fine and better, mounted as worn (6)
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M.V.O. London Gazette 5.8.1922. For services in H.M. Yacht Victoria and Albert.

Chief Gunner David Russell Gordon, M.V.O., was appointed Gunner, R.N. in June 1902 and served aboard the Battleship H.M.S. Agincourt from August 1914 until the end of hostilities, thereby being present at the Battle of Jutland in May 1916. His advancement to Chief Gunner, R.N. took place in June 1917 and he joined H.M.Y. Victoria and Albert in January 1919.
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