WWII GROUP OF 3 MEDALS & MEDALLION TO A.B. C.H. OLIVER, H.M.S. DUNEDIN (K.I.A. 1941)

** NEW ** 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; WWII War Medal in box of issue addressed to Mrs Mabel Oliver, 21 New Crescent, North Cheam, Surrey, accompanied by Admiralty Condolence Slip to Cyril Henry Oliver and hallmarked silver sports medallion engraved to the '5th Flotilla League Winners C. Oliver 1922-23'.
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Description

Cyril Henry Oliver was the son of Henry and Edith Caroline Oliver and husband of Mabel Oliver, of North Cheam, Surrey. He served as Stoker 1st Class aboard H.M.S. Dunedin, a ship that, on 15 June 1941, captured the German tanker Lothringen and gathered some highly classified Enigma cipher machines. She went on to capture three Vichy French vessels; the Ville de Rouen, Ville de Tamatave and D'Entrecastreaux. On 24 Nov 1941, Dunedin was east of St. Paul's Rocks, north of Recife, Brazil when she was hit at 15:26 by tow torpedoes from the German U-124. Only 4 officers and 63 men survived the attack and sinking with Oliver commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial.