A Royal Navy, Palestine, Atlantic, Far East, Korea, Long Service Group of 10 awarded to Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist (A) Alfred Hirst Hayward who served for 32 Years comprising, Naval General Service Medal, 1909-62, GVIR, one clasp Palestine 1936-39, (JX. 133729 A.H. Hayward. L. Tel. R.N.), 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Burma Star, Pacific Clasp, Italy Star, 1939-45 Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, all unnamed as issued, Korea Medal, (C JX 133729 A.H. Hayward C.P.O. Tel. R.N.), United Nations Korea Medal, unnamed as issued, Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVIR, (JX 133729 A.H. Hayward C.P.O Tel. H.M.S. Pembroke.) very fine
Alfred Hirst Hayward was born on the 19th October 1913 in Brighton, Sussex giving his trade as Messenger, he joined the Royal Navy at Ganges on the 23rd October 1929 as Boy Class 2, aged 16 years. During his career he served in 31 ships, in 1936 H.M.S. Sussex, 1941-1942, H.M.S Euphrates, the Basra, Iraq, Naval Base, May 1943 to October 1944 H.M.S. London, the 8″ Cruiser and in 1952, H.M.S. Birmingham when he was awarded his Korea Medal.
He was Discharged to Shore on the 6th June 1961 after 32 years service. His Service papers confirm Naval General Service Medal for Palestine, awarded 10th February 1941. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal awarded, London Gazette, 1st May 1947 and the Korea and UN Korea awarded the 29th March 1954.
Sold with copied Service Papers. A very impressive group.