FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY. & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.

Naval General Service & Early Naval MedalsVictorian R.N.Medals (Groups & Singles) Victorian R.N. & R.M. WW1 Combinations World War I R.N. & Merch (Groups & Singles)WW I ROYAL NAVY (Gallantry & Groups)World War I R.N. & Merch (Casualties)R.N.D. (1914 Star & Bar Trios / Internees)R.N.A.S. (WW1) & F.A.A. MEDALSWW II R.N. GALLANTRY (& Groups Etc) Post-World War II R.N. & MerchLIFE SAVING MEDALS (inc RHS)NAVY MEDALS (SOLD ARCHIVE)
FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident. 
FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident. 
FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.







AN ATTRACTIVE CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH)
with 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC group of five.


To:
Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.


FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident. 
CHINA 1900: W.G. GAY. STO 2CL., H.M.S. GOLIATH.
TRIO : 292739 W.J. GAY. STO.1. R.N.
RFR LSGC. 292739 DEV.B. 6242 W.J. GAY. STO.1 R.F.R.
(Note: initial "G" for "J" on the China)

FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident. 
HMS GOLIATH was sunk off Cape Hellas on 12/13th May 1915 by a Turkish torpedo boat with the loss off 570 of it's crew of 700.




FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.
With service record sheet.
Medals nice VF or better, on original trio ribbons.


ALSO....THE TWO SONS OF WILLIAM GAY

ELDER SON
FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.


1939-45 Star
Africa Star (North Africa 1942-43)
Defence & War Medals
P.O.W. Stalag IVb.(Mühlberg) Tag No.227475.



To:
5249469 Cpl E.R. GAY 1st Worcestershire Regt.
Badly Wounded at The Battle of Ghazal (Tobruk, Libya) on 14th June 1942 Cpl Gay was taken P.O.W. during the surrender at Tobruk along with about 33,000 other allied soldiers. This major capture also included the Reverend R. D. de Welchman, who gallantly stayed behind to look after all the wounded men and later on was with them in Italy. Cpl Gay was first held at P.G.202 (Lucca, Italy). This camp was a hospital based in a monastery in the Bergamo district.

FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident. 
FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.
After recovery, he was later held as prisoner P.O.W. No. 227475 at STALAG IVB, (Germany).


This camp was located 5 miles north-east of the town of Mühlberg in the Prussian Province of Saxony, just east of the Elbe river and about 30 miles north of Dresden).

YOUNGER SON.
FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.

1939-45 Star
France & Germany Star
Defence & War Medals
Two Dog Tags.


To:
57370. S/Sgt W.D. GAY. Army Air Corps & R.A.S.C.
Killed on March 13th 1952 in Malaya during a flying accident when an Auster Mk6 aircraft of 1911 Flight, 656 Squadron A.A.C. Spun in on the approach at Kranji Singapore.
(*Theoretically entitled to a Malaya GSM but probably never claimed.)

An unusual family grouping which comprises that of a Victorian & Great War sailor, a WW1 Infantryman P.O.W. and a WW2 & later service, rare Army Air Corps casualty.

£1195

FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY.  & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.

FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY. & 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt. (POW) Stalag IVb. & S/Sgt W.D. GAY. A.A.C. Killed 1952 Malaya flying accident.
£1195

FATHER & TWO SONS: CHINA 1900 (H.M.S. GOLIATH) with 1914-15 Trio & R.F.R. LSGC. To: Stoker 2nd & 1st Class W.J. GAY..... & 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, (North Africa 1942-43) Defence & War Medals, with POW TAG (227475 Stalag IVb) To: 5259469 Cpl E.R. GAY. Worcs Rgt....and 1939-45 Star, F&G Star, Defence & War medals with miniatures, Army Dog Tags to S/Sgt W.D. GAY. Army Air Corps & R.A.S.C. Killed in 1952 in a flying accident in Malaya.