A Mention in Dispatches group of 6 to Temporary Lieutenant R.H. Powell, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

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Condition: Nearly extremely fine
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A Mention in Dispatches group of 6 to Temporary Lieutenant R.H. Powell, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, bar North Africa 1942-43, Italy Star, War Medal with Mention in Dispatches oak leaf emblem, all unnamed as issued. Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Minesweeping 1945-51 named to Temporary Lieutenant R.H. Powell, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. The recommendation for is periodic MID (copy included) is dated 10th January 1945 ‘Among the Commanding Officers of Motor Minesweepers here, this officer stands out for his zeal and efficiency. It is no small measure due to his example and keenness that the sweeping here has proved so successful.’ Powell commanded HMS MMS 65 a Motor Minesweeper between 20th September 1944 and 23rd January 1945, his MID was published in the London Gazette of 14th June 1945. Mounted loose for wear (6) Nearly extremely fine