Near East Suez Crisis Operation Musketeer and subsequent Submariner’s long service pair awarded to Radio Electrical Mechanic 1st Class later Petty Officer Radio Electrical J.A. Green, Royal Navy, who having seen service during the operations in the Near East off the Egyptian coast which lasted from 31st October to 22nd December 1956 as part of Operation Musketeer during the Suez Crisis, went on to qualify as a submariner during the mid 1960’s.
Naval General Service Medal 1909-1962, EIIR Dei.Grat. bust, 1 Clasp: Near East; (C/M.933142 J.A.GREEN. R.E.M.1. R.N.); Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, EIIR Dei.Grat. bust; (M.933142 J.A. GREEN. P.O.R.EL. H.M.S. PRESIDENT.), mounted swing style as worn.
Condition: Good Very Fine.
Together with the recipient’s Naval Pay and Identity Book, issued to John A. Green, with passphoto of recipient stamped 20th March 1960.
John A. Green was born on 14th July 1937, and came from Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and having joined the Royal Navy circa 1955, then saw service as a Radio Electrical Mechanic 1st Class (C/M.933142) during the operations in the Near East off the Egyptian coast which lasted from 31st October to 22nd December 1956 as part of Operation Musketeer during the Suez Crisis.
Green was serving with Terror, the Royal Naval barracks next to Singapore Naval Base in Sembawang, Singapore, when he was issued a new Naval Pay and Identity Book in March 1960. Green went on to serve as a submariner, passing his submarine escape training with Dolphin at Portsmouth on 7th June 1965, he re-qualified in his submarine escape training on 11th April 1967. Green was serving as a Petty Officer Radio Electrical when he was awarded the Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal whilst with President, the shore establishment in London.