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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL WITH EGYPT CLASP TO JOHN MAYHEW, PURSER

***RESERVED*** N.G.S. with Egypt clasp to John Mayhew, Purser. In EF condition, old cabinet tone, practically mint state, with original ribbon and copy Last Will and Testament, copy roll and newspaper clipping.
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John Mayhew was born c.1780 and served as Purser aboard HMS Pallas during the campaigns off the coast of Egypt in 1801. He died on 16 March 1851, as recorded in his obituary in the Hampshire Telegraph 22 March 1851: 'Died: Mayhew - on Sunday last, at his residence, Great Bealings, Suffolk. Mr John Mayhew, Paymaster and Purser, R.N., deeply and sincerely lamented by his afflicted relatives and friends. His amicable and benevolent disposition endeared him to all his acquaintance'.

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