£360 - £400
India General Service 1849-95, clasp Perak.
To: W.H. Matthews. Asst Engr1st Cl: R.N.H.M.S. Modeste. (Correctly engraved in upright capitals as found on medals with Perak clasp)
Condition - Medal EF, no edge knocks, and little scratching to Obverse or Reverse.
William H Matthews Born 30th July 1850 Enlisted February 1872 and served until his retirement in 1905
He was promoted to Engineer in 1877, Chief Engineer in 1887 , Staff Engineer in in 1891, Fleet Engineer in 1895 , then Engineer Commander in 1895.
"Discharged dead" in 1941