FERRIER, D F

Display Number:  1007  
Name:  Ferrier  D F
Rank:  Able Seaman Service Number:  D/JX419503
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Able Seaman Ferrier served in the Royal Navy on HMS Amethyst, which achieved some fame for escaping under the guns of Communist Chinese artillery after being blockaded in the Yangtze River. For this he was awarded the Naval General Service Medal 1915-1962, with the clasp 'Yangtze 1949'. 

 

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Medal Description (Left to Right):  
  • Naval General Service Medal 1915-1962 (Yangtze 1949 Clasp) - Instituted to recognise service in minor naval operations for which no seperate medal was intended.