Pre WW1 Medal Groups
QSA group to an Engineer Commander Greetham R.N. from Portsea, HMS Natal Survivor
Charles Tyldesley Downey Greetham,
Queens South Africa Medal clasp Cape Colony, (ENGR. C.T. GREETHAMR.N H.M.S.DORIS.), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, (ENGR. COMMR. C.T.D. GREETHAM. R.N.).
Born 1867 at Portsea.
1888 joins HMS Asia as Royal Naval Assistant Engineer.
1898 posted to Doris.
1903 to Pallas.
1905 to HMS Thames his duties included serving on Submarines.
1907 promoted to Engineer Commander for duty with Submarines.
1913 to Natal in the Grand Fleet.
1915 Natal explodes killing over 400, Greetham survives as was ashore watching a football match being played by the engine room team.
1916 to Redoubtable.
1918 to Victory promoted Engineer Captain and retires.
1924 dies Bristol.