Russian Decoration for Dartmouth Man

Russian Decoration for Dartmouth Man
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Military:Documents relating to Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Army units in Dartmouth.
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Royal Navy:Royal Naval units in Dartmouth, various dates.
Historic Events:Events and people in Dartmouth's history.
First World War:Resources relating to First World War 1914-1918.
DHRG No:102662
Format:Image File (.jpg)
Document Held: Newspaper Article
Harry Langmead, first-class petty officer blacksmith on board H.M.S. Jupiter received from the Czar of Russia silver medal ''For Zeal,'' with a ribbon, and also the Order of St. Anne, These decorations were awarded by the Emperor of All the Russia’s in appreciation of services rendered by the ship's company from February to May, 1915, during which period the Jupiter salved a large steamship which went ashore.