Objects and Photographs

Uniforms and Insignia

Medal Set, Thomas Moore
Medal Set, Thomas Moore

Merchant Navy officer Thomas Moore's First World War medal set consists of the British War Medal (left) and the Mercantile Marine War Medal (right).

The Mercantile Marine War Medal was awarded to members of the Merchant Navy who made at least one trip through a war zone, or who spent at least six months at sea during the war. Moore served in British merchant ships for the entire First World War, including the SS Lord Derby, torpedoed and sunk on 27 December 1917 with the loss of three lives.

Medal Set, Thomas Moore
Tilston Memorial Collection of Canadian Military Medals
CWM 19810448-008

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Bicorn Hat, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles E. Kingsmill
Sailor's Summer Uniform, Lionel Channing, HMCS Shearwater
Medal Set, Sub-Lieutenant J.M. Paul, HMCS Niobe
H.M.C.T.B. Grilse Cap Tally
Pin, RMS Missanabie
Merchant Navy Cap Badge, Thomas Moore
Medal Set, Thomas Moore
Albert Medal, Chief Motor Mechanic Ernest Alfred Pooley
Cap Badge, Royal Naval Motor Boat Reserve
Sailor's Uniform, Leading Seaman Roland White
Service Dress Cap, Royal Naval Air Service
Service Dress Jacket, Royal Naval Air Service
Medal Set, Air Vice Marshal Raymond Collishaw
Wristwatch, Flight Lieutenant Henry Botterell
Medal Set, Captain Arthur Brown
Memorial Plaque, Flight Lieutenant Harry Wambolt
Albert Medal, First Class Lieutenant Commander Thomas Kenneth Triggs
Albert Medal, Second Class Able Seaman William Becker
Medal Set, Robert Brett
Boy's Civilian Sailor Suit, RMS Missinabie
Full-dress Uniform, Commander Frank Llewellyn Houghton
Sun Helmet, Horatio Nelson Lay
Nurse's Uniform, Sub-Lieutenant Georgia Hayes