H.M.S. REVENGE Long Service and Good Conduct Medal with 1914/14 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medals, swing mounted on a bar
Stanley George Cooke was born November 1890 at Cowes, Isle of Wight. His papers reveal that he served the majority of the Great War on H.M.S. LIVERPOOL.
HMS Liverpool was a 4,800 ton Town-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy commissioned in 1909. During the war, Liverpool fought in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, operated off the coast of West Africa, and served in the Adriatic and Aegean. On 27 October 1914, the cruiser assisted in the rescue of the crew of Audacious. Liverpool made efforts to tow the battleship to port, but Audacious eventually capsized and exploded. After the Armistice was signed, Liverpool operated in the Black Sea during the Russian Civil War until placed in reserve in June 1919.
His Long Service and Good Conduct Medal is confirmed on the medal roll dated 30th September 1927.
His Great War Medals, to Stanley G Cooke confirmed on the medal roll assigned to Victory.
He died at Portsmouth 1953.
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