Second World War Atlantic and Mediterranean operations and Korean War long service group awarded to Electrical Artificer 1st Class J.E. Hill, Royal Navy, who saw extensive service during the Second World War in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, ...

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Second World War Atlantic and Mediterranean operations and Korean War long service group awarded to Electrical Artificer 1st Class J.E. Hill, Royal Navy, who saw extensive service during the Second World War in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, and appears to be the only period from the repair ship Moray Firth to have received the Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal named to this ship, which only saw service between July 1945 and December 1947, this medal being awarded to him on 25th January 1946. Hill went on to see service during the Korean War.

Group of 8: 1939-1945 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star with North Africa 1942-43 Clasp; Italy Star; War Medal; Korea Medal 1950-1953, 1st type obverse; (P/MX.48496 J.E. HILL E.A.1. R.N.); United Nations Medal for Korea 1950-1955, British issue; Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVI 1st type bust; (MX.48496 J.E. HILL. E.A.1. H.M.S. MORAY FIRTH.), mounted swing style as worn.

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John Edward Hill saw service as an Electrical Artificer 1st Class (No.P/JX.48496) with Royal Navy, and saw extensive service during the Second World War in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, before being awarded the Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 25th January 1946 whilst with the repair ship Moray Firth. This ship was only in commission with the Admiralty between July 1945 and December 1947 and Hill appears to have been the only recipient of the long service medal when named to this ship, after a check through the online list for naval medal rolls. Hill went on to see service during the Korean War.