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To Commemorate the Victory over the EMDEN - HMAS SYDNEY 9th Nov 1914

Date: 1914
Dimensions:
Display Dimensions: 43 x 32 mm, 4 mm
Overall: 0.05 kg
Medium: Silver
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from A Rowell
Object Name: Medallion
Object No: 00008538

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    Description
    City of Perth medal. On one side is an image of HMAS SYDNEY with the inscription 'To Commemorate the Victory over the EMDEN. HMAS SYDNEY 9th Nov. 1914'.
    On the reverse is an image of a swan with a wreath and the inscription 'Presented by the People of Western Australia to F.T. Jones Able Seaman'.
    HistoryFrank Trevor Jones was born in Wales in 1892. He joined the Royal Navy in 1908 and transferred to the RAN in April 1913.

    Jones served on HMAS ENCOUNTER in 1913, HMAS SYDNEY from early 1914 to 1919, HMAS AUSTRALIA 1919 to 1921 and was stationed at HMAS CERBERUS from 1921 to 1928.

    He received 2 good conduct badges and meritorious service mentions for New Guinea and the SYDNEY-EMDEN action.

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