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1793-1840 Naval General Service Medal (1 Clasp)

1793-1840 Naval General Service Medal (1 Clasp)
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Algiers (J. L. Clayton, Midshipman) original ribbon, minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.John Lloyd Clayton was born in August 1796, the third son of Sir William Clayton, Bt., of Harleyford, Buckinghamshire.Entering the Royal Navy as a First Class Volunteer aboard H.M.S. Poictiers in April 1810, he served on the Home and American Stations until removing to the Tonnant in early 1814, in which period he was appointed Midshipman. Other brief appointments having followed, including service in the yacht Royal Sovereign under Captain Sir J. P. Beresford on the occasion that Louis XVIII was conveyed to Calais, Clayton joined the Ajax on the Mediterranean Station in February 1815.Removing thence to the Queen Charlotte, flagship of Lord Exmouth, he was present at the battle of Algiers on 27 August 1816, and ‘received, on the quarter-deck, the thanks of his chief for his gallantry in sinking a burning

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