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Duration 35:21

Royal Naval medals: an introduction

This talk discusses the Royal Naval medal rolls held by The National Archives in record series ADM 171, and explains how to interpret the most commonly used codes and abbreviations found in them. It also demonstrates how the medal rolls can be used to locate other records relating to an individual’s Royal Naval service.


  1. Paul Sayles says:

    Very informative lecture with a great deal of useful advice for researchers of naval decorations and medals. Well done.

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