1914-15 Star (K.10328. F. R. R. Edmunds. Sto. 1. R.N.); British War Medal; Victory Medal (K. 10328. F. R. R. Edmunds. Act. S.P.O. R.N.); Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal George V, 2nd type coinage head, 1930-1936 (K. 10328. F. R. R. Edmunds.  A-Mech. H.M.S. Comus.)K. 10328. Stoker Petty Officer. F. R. R. Edmunds. Royal Navy. VF


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   Fernley Robert Richard Edmunds was born on 13.4.1892, at Exeter, Devon, and enlisted 21.2.1911. He was appointed to H.M.S. Highflyer on 10. 2.1914 and was serving in her when she attacked and sank the German armed merchant cruiser, S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse off Rio de Oro on the coast of Northwest Africa, on 25 August 1914. Later being appointed to H.M.S. New Zealand, in July 1917.He was awarded his Long Service 1926. Was shore pensioned in February 1933. He was recalled for War service on 15 June 1939 and finally released in July 1945.