11 May 2001
NAVAL LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT, W.IV.R., 'Anchor' type (Will. Johnson, Serjeant Major, Royal Marines, Portsmouth Division, 21 Years), usual die cracks to reverse, good very fine
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Sergeant-Major William Johnson was awarded his Naval L.S. and G.C. Medal on 21.1.1842.
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