Royal Victorian Medal, Edward VII in bronze, East and West Africa Medal 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Brass River 1895, (W. Gaiger, Dom. 2 Cl., H.M.S. Barrosa.); Africa General Service Medal 1902-1956, 1 clasp Somaliland 1902-04, (W. Gaiger, Dom. 1 Cl., H.M.S. Highflyer.); Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Edward VII (William Gaiger, Dom. 1 Cl., H.M.S. Glory.) Domestic 1st Class W. Gaiger, Royal Navy GVF/EF


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Was Steward to Admiral Sir Gerard Noel, Commander-in-Chief, China Station. William Gaiger was born in
Arlesford, Hampshire, on 2 January 1862 and entered naval service as a Domestic 2nd Class on 2 October
1883. His service record notes he served in H.M.S. President from 15 January 1904 as Steward to Admiral
Noel, Commander-in-Chief, China Station, with his flag in the battleship H.M.S. Glory, in January 1904.

His was awarded his Royal Victorian Medal in Bronze on 28 April 1907 on the Kings visit to Malta and his
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 12 September 1904. He was shore pensioned on 12 December