11 May 2001
NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1840, one clasp, Gut of Gibraltar 12 July 1801 (John Cook), good very fine
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John Cook served as an Ordinary Seaman aboard H.M.S. Pompée in the action against the Franco-Spanish Squadron in the Gut of Gibraltar on 12.7.1801; 11 men with these names appear on the Naval General Service Medal roll, six of whom were entitled to the 'Syria' clasp.
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