India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 clasp, Perak. Ordinary Seaman W. Wilkins, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Modest
William was born in Birmingham 7.8.1856 and enlisted 7.8.1874 for 10 years and again for 10 years 7.8.1884 his trade was a polisher. He served on various ships. Served Modest 9.2.1874 to 10.5.1877 his last ship being Neptune. 258 Perak clasps to H.M.S. Modest. Joined Coast Guard service 26.4.188, pensioned 31.12.1899, discharged 12.8.1911 after 37 years service.