Display Number:  0707  
Name:  Chard  C W
Rank:  Sailmaker Service Number:  
Date Joined:   Date Discharged:  

Long Service Medal, awarded to C W Chard, for service in HMS Cordelia, she was in service 1856-70.


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  • Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal  - Originally awarded for 21 years exemplary conduct, but the period was reduced to 10 years in 1874, then later increased to 15 years. In March 1981 commissioned officers became eligible after 15 years service, provided at least twelve of those were served in the ranks.