Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Members M.B.E., 2nd type (military). 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Defence Medal, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration 1908, reverse officially dated ‘1944’, Cadet Forces Medal 1950,Elizabeth II, 2nd issue ‘Dei Gratia’ (Lt. Cdr. (S.C.C.) E. S. P. Harrison. R.N.R.) Lieut. Commander E. S. P. Harrison, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve GVF/EF

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M.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1960. Edward Stuart Pierce Harrison was born in Brentford in 1908, and commissioned Sub Lieutenant in the Sussex Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in June 1929. He advanced to Lieutenant in June 1933, and qualified in Signals and Minesweeping. Subsequent postings during the Second War included at H.M.S. Greenwich (destroyer depot ship); H.M.S. President (Signal Department) and H.M.S. Mercury (Signals Establishment). Harrison advanced to Lieutenant Commander in June 1941, and after the war he commanded the Newhaven and Seaford Contingent of the Sea Cadet Corps. Harrison retired in 1969, and died at Lewes. Mounted for display.