Group to Marine C. Gulliver. Joined the R.M. in 1896, finally discharged in 1947. (He is entitled to a 1939/45 War medal and Defence medal.) Served Mainly on the Royal Yachts (1903-1936) and as Orderly to CiC Portsmouth 1939-1945. He was one of HMS Terrible's Guns crew during the Relief of Ladysmith . Also present at the Relief of Peking.
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QSA (0) (A. J. Voar. Sto: HMS Terrible);
China 1900 (1) Relief of Pekin (A. J. Voar, Sto., HMS Terrible.);
1914-15 Star (285274, A J. Voar, Sto. 1, R.N.);
BWM and VM (285274 A. J. Voak. Sto. 1 R.N.).
Alfred John Voar was born in Hampshire on 9 August 1877 and entered naval service on 4 May 1897, seeing service in HMS Terrible from 24 March 1898 to 24 October 1902. Discharged to shore on 3 May 1909 from HMS Nelson, he served in HMS Vindictive during the Great War and in a number of shore based appointments.
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