Display Number:  1209  
Name:  Syms  A W
Rank:  Ordinary Seaman Service Number:  NZD1237
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Ordinary Seaman Syms was a member of the ships company of HMS Leander that participated in the naval review to celebrate the coronation of King George VI at Spithead in 1937. Later he was one of forty five of the ship's company which took part in the coronation contingent and was later invited to Buckingham Palace in London to receive the Coronation Medal.


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  • Coronation Medal 1937 - Issued to celebrate the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.