Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Members M.B.E., 1st type (military), hallmark London 1917. Lieutenant-Commander T. A. E. J. Bosanquet, Royal Navy GVF


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M.B.E. London Gazette 7 June 1918: ‘Awarded for arduous work in charge of Patrol Boats in all weathers at Milford Haven.’ Born on 9 November 1858 at Folkous Place, Stoke Damerel, Devon, joined the Royal Navy 29 January 1874. Coastguard in 1881, returned to the Royal Navy, awarded his L.S. & G.C. Medal on 30 July 1890, his conduct ‘exemplary’. In August 1911 he was posted to Gibraltar for duty on a return voyage to Colombo, before being sent to Pembroke Dockyard for service with the King’s Harbour Master. British War medal only confirmed.