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As a senior shipwright at the Dockyard, Saunders was considered to be an ‘Officer’.
A mint condition ISM with original box, unmarked as issued, but with original award paperwork.
ADMIRALTY CIVIL SERVICE MEDALS – AWARDS of the IMPERIAL SERVICE ORDER (ISO) and IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL (ISM) – from the London Gazette in edition order 29320 – 8 OCTOBER 1915
….. grant the Imperial Service Medal to the following retired members of His Majesty’s Civil Service as a recognition of long and meritorious service:
(Note ISO and ISM have same ribbon and box)
HOME CIVIL SERVICE; Saunders, George John, Shipwright, Pembroke Dockyard.
The dockyard performed magnificent service and was associated with a number of the newly introduced Submarines, which required a dedicated and experienced ‘iron working’ force, but not the major depth of dock required of the largest Ironclads.
ships built during the war, larger vessels with launch date
C-type light cruisers Cambrian (3.3.16), Cordelia (23.2.14), Curacoa (5.5.17)
Submarines H.51 (15.11.18), H.52 (31.3.19), J.3 (4.12.15), J.4 (2.2.16)