Correctly named to K1611 J Blackett Sto.1 RN
Joseph Blackett was born in Darlington in 1890. At the time of his enlistment, he was working as a farm labourer.
He enlisted in 1908 for 12 years. At the end of the War, he was on HMS Latona which was a minelayer. It was in Malta when it was placed on harbour duties prior to being scrapped.
Also comes with a drivers award medal dated 1966 on the clasp. This is named to F Blackett, a family member?
On original ribbon with pins for wearing.