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Three: Sub. Lieutenant A.E. Morris, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Late Royal Navy, British War Medal 1914-18 (B. Tel., R.N.); Polar Medal 1904, G.VI.R., bronze, one clasp, Antarctic 1933-39 (Albert Edward Morris); Cadet Forces Medal, G.VI.R. (Ty. Sub. Lt. (Sp.), R.N.V.R.), the first with one or two edge bruises, otherwise generally good very fine 	 (3)
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Three: Sub. Lieutenant A.E. Morris, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Late Royal Navy, British War Medal 1914-18 (B. Tel., R.N.); Polar Medal 1904, G.VI.R., bronze, one clasp, Antarctic 1933-39 (Albert Edward Morris); Cadet Forces Medal, G.VI.R. (Ty. Sub. Lt. (Sp.), R.N.V.R.), the first with one or two edge bruises, otherwise generally good very fine (3)

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Three: Sub. Lieutenant A.E. Morris, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Late Royal Navy, British War Medal 1914-18 (B. Tel., R.N.); Polar Medal 1904, G.VI.R., bronze, one clasp, Antarctic 1933-39 (Albert Edward Morris); Cadet Forces Medal, G.VI.R. (Ty. Sub. Lt. (Sp.), R.N.V.R.), the first with one or two edge bruises, otherwise generally good very fine (3)
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Sold with the recipient's original 'Antarctica' photograph album; a Discovery II presentation certificate for services between 1933-39, signed by 'Dufferin and Ava'; a copy of The London Gazette announcing the award of his Polar Medal; and one or two official letters, including Admiralty notification of his retirement from the Sea Cadet Corps (dated 7.10.1953).

Polar Medal London Gazette 7.10.1941.

Sub. Lieutenant Albert Edward Morris served as a Wireless Telegraphist in the Royal Research Ship Discovery II between 1933-39 and spent seven seasons, including winter voyages, in Antarctica. Afterwards commissioned into the "Wavy Navy", Morris retired from his post with the Sea Cadet Corps in late 1953.
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